What is the smartest animal after humans?



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    The smartest animal after humans is the chimpanzee. They are able to “make and use tools, hunt collectively, and are capable of advanced problem-solving.” They also have the capability to communicate with others.

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    Primates are considered the smartest after humans. Our genomes are approximately 98% similar and chimps have proved to score higher than most humans on various memory tests. They are also capable of empathy, altruism and self-awareness. Some other very intelligent animals include dolphins and elephants.

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    Chimpanzees are considered one of the most intelligent species because of a number of things such as: sophisticated hunting strategies, influence and rank, manipulative, and can learn to use symbols and understand aspects of human language. Chimps can communicate in a manner similar to human non verbal communication, using vocalizations, hand gestures, and facial expressions. They also have a great memory, able to learn and recognize the numbers 1-9 and their values. They also exhibit altruistic behavior to members of their own group, but are indifferent to the welfare of other chimpanzees that aren’t part of their group. 

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    The smartest animal after a human is more likely a dolphin. Dolphins have very large brains, compared to their body size, and they have extremely astute emotional capacity. Great apes come after dolphins, then domesticated dogs and cats, and elephants.

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