Smartphone cameras and YouTube have captured a lot of previously unseen animal behaviour and it seems people are more accepting of animals intelligence, however how much further do we need to go in our understanding?
4ZZZʻs Eliot Rifkin chatted about animal problem solving with researcher Misha Rowell from James Cook Universityʻs College of Science and Engineering.
And for a deep dive into animal problem skills... hereʻs Misha Rowellʻs bio as well as another animal problem skills researcher bio - Tasmin Rymer and if youʻd like to get a handle on JCU College of Science and Engineering
Hereʻs the study on why it’s important to consider individuals in problem solving studies and an Animal cognition blog. Read up on how curious rats can solve problems.
Want to know more about our native melomys in general and specifically our local Fawn footed melomys which live in our D'Aguilar mountain range near Dayboro at the lower foothills midway along the range through to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland town of Mooloolah to the north.
Toni Pankaluic is a Journalist and contributor to Brisbane Line