Ant societies have division of labour, communication between individuals, and the ability to solve complex problems. These parallels with human societies have long been an inspiration and subject of study.
Strength is varied in the animal kingdom, and will be specialised depending on the environment animals live in. Animals that climb trees, for example, will have strong arms, whilst birds of prey that catch and carry their prey in their beaks will have strong beaks.
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Baboons are noisy, sociable animals that live in big groups. They are similar to humans in so many ways. The bond between mother and infant baboon is very special, for example, and baboons even follow a daily routine much like our own!
Researchers have proved that chimpanzees are self-aware and can anticipate the impact of their actions on the environment around them, an ability once thought to be uniquely human.
Female kangaroos can determine the sex of their offspring. They can even delay gestation when environmental factors are likely to diminish the chance of young surviving.