Man's Best Dumb Friend?

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  2. Phobos

    Phobos 1,982
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    Intelligent compared to what?
    Does failing that test make them any less intelligent? (perhaps compared to a human, but how about compared to the rest of the animal kingdom?)
    How often does finding food-on-a-string-in-a-box come up in their evolutionary history?

    In some cases, could "learning" be more intelligent than "insight"? (e.g., if insight=instinct)
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