ScienceDaily Posted February 23, 2016 Share Posted February 23, 2016 New research suggests that the dodo, an extinct bird whose name has entered popular culture as a symbol of stupidity, was actually fairly smart. The work finds that the overall size of the dodo's brain in relation to its body was on par with its closest living relatives: pigeons -- birds whose ability to be trained implies a moderate level of intelligence. The researchers also discovered that the dodo likely had an enhanced sense of smell. Read the full article on ScienceDaily Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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