Dolphins are Higher Order Animals

We see that dolphins exhibit sophisticated characteristics previously attributed only to humans and possibly to higher primates. We know that dolphins understand syntax, semantics and word order and are capable of mirror-self-recognition, comprehension of pointing gestures and understanding reference to body parts.

~ Dr. Kathleen M. Dudzinski and Dr. Toni Frohoff (1967 age:50) Dolphin Mysteries: Unlocking the Secrets of Communication