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Numbers Game ^

Posted on 06/10/2008 6:20:36 AM PDT by fings

Bo (woof) In Commentary:

Some think this dog is amazing. Me, I’m not surprised.

(In case you missed this one, a Mission Viejo woman’s dog — a 9-year-old cockapoo known as Cookie Einstein — has become a celebrity of sorts for her apparent mathematical abilities, the O.C. Register’s Niyaz Pirani reported over the weekend.

She [Cookie] adds, subtracts, multiplies, divides and calculates square roots and simple algebra through barking. And Cookie can answer if the question’s asked in either English or Spanish.)

Bi-lingual and good in math…she must have scored well on her SATs.

Cookie won’t respond to anybody but Miller, and (con't w/video

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Education; Pets/Animals; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: dog; genius; math; smart

1 posted on 06/10/2008 6:20:38 AM PDT by fings
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To: fings

Subtle visual cues from the owner/trainer?

2 posted on 06/10/2008 6:24:11 AM PDT by ozark hilljilly (I was gruntled before I was disgruntled.)
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To: ozark hilljilly

That’s what I’m thinking, but I thought it was cute. Plus, Bo doesn’t take any clues, subtle or not.

3 posted on 06/10/2008 6:41:05 AM PDT by fings
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