I’ve always said “dogs are smarter than humans” and now there’s proof.
Finally, an Old Dog That Can Learn New Tricks
In a report being published today in the journal Science, the researchers say a 9-year-old border collie named Rico was able to learn the name of a new object in one try, by a process of elimination.[NY Times (free registration required I think but it’s worth reading)]
Let’s see you get a cat to do that.