The Cetacean Brain and Hominid Perceptions of Cetacean Intelligence

Finnish Perspective

Human and Dolphin

From a post on face book:

The Cetacean Brain and Hominid Perceptions of Cetacean Intelligence

An Essay by Captain Paul Watson

“What a piece of work is man! How noble in reason!
How infinite in faculty! In form and moving how express and admirable!
In action how like an angel! In apprehension how like a god!
The beauty of the world! The paragon of animals!”
– William Shakespeare, Hamlet

The human species may not be the paragon of animals as Hamlet so eloquently described to us. There is another group of species on this Earth perhaps more deserving of such lofty praise.

It is ironic that science, in its pursuit of knowledge, may soon lead us to understand that we are not what we believe or desire ourselves to be, that we are not the most knowledgeable life-form on the planet. Biological science is provoking us to…

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