These are likely to be smartest creatures you’ll ever come across in the animal kingdom. Today we’re counting down our picks for the Top 10 Intelligent Animals. For this list, WatchMojo.com is looking at the animals that are known to possess smarts and intelligence that may even remind us of human intelligence at times, but they are excluding human beings from our choices.
Although most people wouldn’t typically associate extreme intelligence with animals, that is a bit of a misconception. While they are obviously not able to match the computational and meta cognitive power of the human brain there are certain things some animals specialize in for which their minds are uniquely adapted. In some ways you could say they are smarter (or more functional) than even humans at performing these tasks.