“I eat cows instead of pigs because cows are stupid.” Think again.

Via on Jun 20, 2011

“If you thought cows were dumb, think again.”

We know pigs are smart. Smarter than dogs. But cows? Well, here’s a new insight into the bovine brain—and tongue:

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About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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5 Responses to ““I eat cows instead of pigs because cows are stupid.” Think again.”

  1. edgh says:

    I talked with a large animal vet while we tried to get a horse to comply to treatment. He said cattle are much smarter than horses!

  2. edgh says:

    Many many animals are carnivorous. They kill to survive, naturally. Why do you think homo sapiens shouldn't be thought of as part of the animal kingdom

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