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Talk to the Animals

Friday, October 14, 2011

Reporter: Liz Hayes
Producer: Phil Goyen

We all chat to our pets every now and again.

And sometimes it really does seem as though Fido or Fluffy understands exactly what we're saying.

Well consider this - maybe they do.

Scientists are now realising that animals are a whole lot smarter than we ever imagined.

They solve problems and plan for the future, and some can even communicate with us.

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