Which Animals Use Tools?


We know some animals use tools, specifically great apes—our closest relatives—but there are lots of other examples in the wild. Here is one of those examples: an elephant is using a large branch to fend off a rhinoceros, although the elephant could have better aim. And, it’s impossible to understand why this female elephant felt the need, but here she is using weaponry—however crude—against a rhino.

Do you have any examples of dogs and cats using tools?

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