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Interesting question! While it doesn't exactly address the topic of your question, I think the paper Is painting by elephants in zoos as enriching as we are led to believe? might have some insight. I originally found this paper from the animal-made art wikipedia page, which states that: The elephants draw the same painting each time and have learned to draw ...


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Could and elephant paint from its own creativity? maybe but unlikely Gorilla and chimps can paint creatively. elephants might be able to is allowed although studies on elephants in zoos show elephants do not have much desire to paint. elephants are not as visually oriented as apes, so creative painting may not hold enough attraction to do so, even if they ...


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Short answer It seems like blue jays form their crests as adolescents, after their first post-juvenal molt before their first winter. Longer answer The top of the head of a bird is called the pileum, with the very top called the crown. As far as I can tell there is no particular distinction between "crown feathers" and "crest feathers", ...


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