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Not As Special As We Think

A recent article in New Scientist magazine says human beings are not as unique as they imagine. Above is a photo of sheep living in Austria. Here is a story about the minds of sheep. The article says animals have newly discovered and surprising abilities in ways people once thought as specific to humans. For example, killer whales have been found to have distinct ways of communicating and hunting depending on if they live in a stable pod or are more transient. This speaks to culture among non-human species. Some chimps use tools. Many people have seen the pictures of chimps

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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