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Unformatted text preview: Analyzing a paragraph for structure It is easy to confuse trainability with thinking. But just because an animal can learn to perform a trick doesn’t mean that it knows what it is doing. In the IQ Zoo in Hotsprings, Arkansas, for example, animals perform some amazing tasks. A cat turns on a light and then plays the piano, while a duck strums on a guitar with its bill. Parrots ride tiny bicycles and slide around on roller skates. At John F. Kennedy Airport in New York, beagles work for the Food and Drug Administration, sniffing at luggage and signaling when they perceive drugs or illegal foods in the baggage. Dolphins and killer whales at marine parks perform some spectacular feats, and their behavior is often linked into a story line so that it appears they are acting roles, as humans would in a movie or a play. These animals may seem to be behaving in an intelligent fashion, would in a movie or a play....
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This note was uploaded on 08/27/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Hal during the Spring '11 term at Ewha Womans University.
- Spring '11