Otter Shows Human How To Pet

@codycessna5038: Think about the intelligence here. The otter can understand the abstract concept of pantomime. It’s communication depends on its ability to mentally represent itself as the human and to imagine it’s head being pet from the human perspective. That’s incredible.

I love these examples of cross-species communication.

2 thoughts on “Otter Shows Human How To Pet

    1. Bix Post author

      The cuteness factor is high there! The eyes, that whimper.

      Petting and being petted seems almost like a universal need, a universal urge. I’ve seen fish and spiders and birds … cross-species and within-species …

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