Intelligence has been defined as the ability to achieve complex goals in complex environments. Some animals clearly are better than this at others. Humans are the smartest animals on the planet. Even some of the least intelligent humans can solve problems no animal could hope to.
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Being the most poisonous animal, the Golden Poison Frog has an interesting relationship with humans, as does the fugu pufferfish. The Golden Poison Frog is the main source used by Columbian natives to create poison darts. The frog is captured between sticks, then held near a fire. Under stress, the frog begins releasing poison profusely as small drops which leak from its skin.
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