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Old 03-24-2016, 01:33 AM
erysichthon erysichthon is offline
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Originally Posted by Senegoid View Post
I've heard it speculated that squirrels are really really good at 3-D spatial understanding, which probably includes the effects of gravity.
I have my doubts about squirrels. They clearly don't understand fractions. I've noticed that if a squirrel is 2/3rds of the way across the street and spots a car heading toward it, it will invariably reverse course and run back the way it came instead of simply completing the remaining 1/3rd of the distance. Or maybe that's a depth-perception problem?