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If you’re a casual observer, you may have never noticed just how smart animals are. After all, animals spend most of their day doing casual things like eating, sleeping, and playing. While it’s true that animals don’t exactly “wear their intellect on their sleeves,” when they’re faced with a problem, their smarts shine through.  Take this cool cow for example!

William the steer, who lives at Farm Sanctuary, was stuck behind a gate. It’d be a simple enough problem for a person (thanks to the opposable thumbs and all), but the answer isn’t as obvious for a cow. But that bovine brain got to thinking and William came up with a genius solution … using his tongue!

Since this secret talent was discovered, the sanctuary’s gate has been William-proofed. However, we have a feeling that it won’t be long until this smart cow comes up with another creative solution. To learn more about cows and their many talents, click here.

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8 comments on “This Cow Came Across a Locked Gate and Did the Most Ingenious Thing (VIDEO)”

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10 Months Ago

No hay diferencia entre un perro y una vaca. Igual que un hombre de 2 metros de altura no siente menos que uno de 1.5, por el hecho de ser mas grande. Todos sentimos por igual el dolor!!!

Candice Michelle Fersch
10 Months Ago

Normal cow behaviour ...!! Lol

Kathleen Leach
10 Months Ago

Smart boy.

Calie Mcmahan
10 Months Ago

... but you know... dogs are smarter.... cause you know... it would take... well... my dog would NEVER figure it out >_>....

Daniel Rafal Dalidowicz
10 Months Ago


Farm Sanctuary
10 Months Ago

Thanks for sharing William and Farm Sanctuary :)

Milka Shapiro Miranda
10 Months Ago


Shima Bhamra
10 Months Ago

Most animals are smart !!


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