The more we learn about other animals the more fascinating they are
A few months ago I wrote an essay about crafty crocodiles who use a tool lure prey. While some questioned whether it really was tool use, Dr. Benjamin Beck, the world’s authority on tool behavior in nonhuman animals (animals), said it was.
Now, we’ve just learned that Atlantic cod also learn how to use a tool to get food. The abstract for the original article written by Dr. Sandie Millot and her colleagues and published in the journal Animal Cognition called “Innovative behaviour in fish: Atlantic cod can learn to use an external tag to manipulate a self-feeder” reads as follows.