A gorilla communicating with humans via modified American Sign Language. Dogs and pigs scoring higher than third-graders on intelligence tests. Humpback whales singing to Queen songs played from British submarines.
All of this is well established. We know animals have their own form of intelligence that can challenge and match the human mind.
The next real step involves humans and animals using digital technology to communicate original thoughts in real time.
And that begs a serious editorial question: Will we – should we – correct poor animal grammar?