Besides Humans, Which Animals Are The Most Intelligent?
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According to Edward O. Wilson, a behavioral biologist (scientist who studies the behavior of animals), the ten most intelligent animals are the following:
- Chimpanzee (two species)
- Baboon (seven species, including drill and mandrill)
- Gibbon (seven species)
- Monkey (many species, especially the macaques, the patas, and the Celebes black ape)
- Smaller-toothed whale (several species, especially killer whale)
- Dolphin (many of the approximately eighty species)
- Elephant (two species)
Source: Wallace, Irving. The Book of Lists #2, p. 104.
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