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These birds form surprisingly complex societies

Cosmos Magazine - Mon 4 Nov 19

And that’s despite not having particularly large brains.

Complex society discovered in the vulturine guineafowl - Mon 4 Nov 19

Multilevel societies have, until now, only been known to exist among large-brained mammals including humans, other primates, elephants, giraffes and dolphins. Now, scientists from the Max Planck ...

One small-brained Kenyan bird creates complex societies, and it can teach us about our own

ZME Science - Mon 4 Nov 19

"It's obviously not just about being smart," the authors say.

Complex society discovered in birds

ScienceDaily - Mon 4 Nov 19

The first existence of a multilevel society in a non-mammalian animal shows that large brains are not a requirement for complex societies.