01 Oct '11, 2am

Fish Uses Tool | Care2 Causes

Fish Uses Tool | Care2 Causes

Humans had long thought they were the only species capable of using tools . Then in the 1960s, Jane Goodall observed chimpanzees using them. Later birds were seen as tool users. Now, thanks to UCSC university professor Giacomo Bernardi, fish can be seen utilizing this skill. His findings were published in the journal Coral Reefs . The video below shows an orange-dotted tuskfish digging in the sand for a clam, then carrying the shell fish in his mouth for quite a distance looking for a rock large enough to toss the clam and break it. “The fish is planning the whole action. It’s really interesting,” states Bernardi. “The fish is doing a number of really complex things.” “When Goodall reported that chimpanzees use tools it was a huge revolution in behavioral science,” Bernardi said in Mercury News.com . “People didn’t believe her right away, and then they assumed that probabl...

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