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Do Animals Think Like Autistic Savants?

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

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