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articulate cows

Roger Stephenson wrote:

> 4. If mammilians survived because they were smarter, ie learning all
> the time, why is there only one species using the list? It would
> seem that the pressures that gave rise to human intellect, a
> "successful" species, would also give rise to articulate cows.

recall gary larsen's cow cartoons.  the cows are just too smart to let us
know they are articulate.
(sorry mickie i could not resist!)

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