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3rd May '16 10:05:25 PM sparkles38
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* Many people apologize to their dogs. Subverted by the fact that the reason they assume that dogs understands English is because their dog "smiles" when the owner says "I love you".

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* Many people apologize to their dogs. Subverted by the fact that the reason they assume that dogs understands understand English is because their dog "smiles" when the owner says "I love you".
3rd May '16 10:02:19 PM sparkles38
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* Many people apologize to their dogs. Subverted by the fact that the reason they assume that dogs understands English is because their dog "smiles" when the owner says "I love you".
19th Apr '16 12:39:47 AM sparkles38
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* Creator/CSLewis's ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' series subverts the trope. Talking Animals are smart. Non-Talking Animals are not any smarter than animals on a mundane Earth. And really, even the talking ones aren't necessarily ''that'' smart....
** Even in-universe, there's a clear distinction made. The protagonists consider meat delicious and nutritious, but meat from a talking animal squicks them out.

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* Creator/CSLewis's ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' series [[ExaggeratedTrope takes the trope to another level]], or in other words, subverts the trope. Talking Animals are smart. Non-Talking Animals are not any smarter than trope by introducing the idea of being able to ''talk''. Yes, animals on a mundane Earth. And really, even the talking ones aren't necessarily ''that'' smart....
** Even in-universe, there's a clear distinction made. The protagonists consider meat delicious
understand English and nutritious, but meat from a talking animal squicks them out.can also ''speak''.
16th Apr '16 8:11:49 AM Kate
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* Monkeys are capable of ''lying''. One of the monkey enclosures at Edinburgh Zoo is set up to allow a great deal of study into the monkeys' social behaviour to be carried out, and the keepers have noted not just that the monkeys have different calls for different foodstuffs, but that the first monkey outside, on seeing that a particular favourite has been provided, will sometimes give the call for a less popular meal in order to try and keep it for itself.

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* Monkeys are capable of ''lying''. One of the monkey enclosures at Edinburgh Zoo is set up to allow a great deal of study into the monkeys' social behaviour to be carried out, and the keepers have noted not just that the monkeys have different calls for different foodstuffs, but that the first monkey outside, on seeing that a particular favourite has been provided, will sometimes give the call for a less popular meal in order to try and keep it for itself. \n In the wild, monkeys have also been filmed making the call for a specific predator - say, a snake - when there's no snake in sight, to distract the rest of the troop long enough for the monkey to either hide some prized food or quickly eat it.
13th Mar '16 11:20:18 AM N8han11
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* Gromit from ''Franchise/WallaceAndGromit''? Arguably he's more of a FunnyAnimal, but he's clearly more observant and more grounded in reality then his [[GeniusDitz smart]] but [[CloudCuckoolander spacey]] owner Wallace.

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* Gromit from ''Franchise/WallaceAndGromit''? Arguably he's more of a FunnyAnimal, but he's ''Franchise/WallaceAndGromit''. He's clearly more observant and more grounded in reality then his [[GeniusDitz smart]] but [[CloudCuckoolander spacey]] owner Wallace.
14th Feb '16 10:05:50 PM sparkles38
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* Betsy in ''Film/Bowfinger''.

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* Betsy in ''Film/Bowfinger''.Film/{{Bowfinger}}.
14th Feb '16 9:39:56 PM sparkles38
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* Betsy in ''Bowfinger''.

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* Betsy in ''Bowfinger''.''Film/Bowfinger''.
14th Feb '16 9:33:35 PM sparkles38
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* Betsy in ''Bowfinger''.
7th Feb '16 4:39:51 PM nombretomado
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* A junkyard cat called "Jack Bauer the Cat" in an episode of ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia. It seemed to be street-smarts personified, albeit a totally normal cat otherwise.

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* A junkyard cat called "Jack Bauer the Cat" in an episode of ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia.''Series/ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia''. It seemed to be street-smarts personified, albeit a totally normal cat otherwise.
20th Jan '16 3:21:54 PM Paranoia
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* ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' has notoriously clever crows; some crows are capable of vocalization and most crows can be and are trained to carry messages between castles. Also, direwolves are considerably bigger than their extinct real-life counterparts and have tangential intelligence related to their owner's capacity to Warg.

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* ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' has notoriously clever crows; ravens; some crows ravens are capable of vocalization and most crows ravens can be and are trained to carry messages between castles. Also, direwolves are considerably bigger than their extinct real-life counterparts and have tangential intelligence related to their owner's capacity to Warg.
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