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Or could it be that mankind is getting dumber and therefore the animals just seem smarter by comparison??
Originally posted by Mad Larkin
I don't think animals are getting any more "enlightened". I just think the digital age is making animal inteligence more appearnt. Videos from obscure countires showing animals doing almost human activities can be easily accessed via youtube, back before the internet things like this wouldn't be as easiliy viewable to people around the world.
Some animals are bound to be more intelligent and imaginative than their brethen, just like some humans are.