Do Animals Think Like Autistic Savants? (image) PLOS Caption Australian magpies have been recorded as mimicking a complex sequence of sounds from a kookaburra duet or even learning a whole song on a single exposure. Credit G. Kaplan, Centre for Animal Behaviour and Neuroscience Usage Restrictions Please attribute photo to: G. Kaplan, Centre for Animal Behaviour and Neuroscience Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.