Paid PostPosted on Jul 8, 201320 Animals That Are Smarter Than YouDon't feel bad. These guys just know what it takes to #staysmart.by Holiday Inn Express®Brand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. This classically trained Schnauzer Thinkstock Good lord, she's not even looking at the music. Now she's just showing off. 2. This PhD-having cat Bruce McAdam / Via Flickr: 24049533@N00 Dumbledore just got tenured at Yale AND caught a duck all by himself. 3. This mad scientist terrier mix liesvanrompaey / Via Flickr: 27583456@N06 Kafka is wearing machinists' glasses and hanging out in a library. Why? Because he's building something. What? What is he building? 4. These award-winning puppies Thinkstock If you look closely you'll notice those trophies are for speed-reading. 5. This overachieving bunny Lindsay Silveira / Via Flickr: 7669635@N06 Bernie is a five-time Jeopardy champion. And not Animal Jeopardy, either -- regular human Jeopardy. 6. This massively smart Mastiff Shutterstock Sam is successful enough now that he can hire other dogs to bark at skateboards while he grows his business. 7. This hella smart elephant Shutterstock Scarlett is not only an acclaimed minimalist painter, but she's also street smart and a pinnacle of her community. 8. This organized troupe of macaques Rex USA It's next to impossible to coordinate a huge family road trip, so Jacques gets it done with the help of online scheduling tools... that he designed himself. 9. This nuts-about-reading chipmunk Thinkstock If that doesn't impress you, consider that he's reading in Latin. 10. This millionaire recluse Candie_N (Welcome Spring) / Via Flickr: 66301564@N00 Kimmy doesn't like to talk about it, but she actually made a fortune during the Great Recession. 11. This no-bull bulldog amy_kearns / Via Flickr: 78779687@N00 Cerberus knows that nothing's smarter than eating healthy. 12. This hardworking hen Rex USA Roxanne works her butt off at her catering job all day. At night, she writes excellent, marketable screenplays and rotates her eggs. 13. This cool, calculating Chihuahua Shutterstock Does it intimidate you that Consuela is 6 weeks old and can already work an abacus? It should. 14. This strategically minded intellectual Shutterstock Of course Dustin can beat the chess computer. Dustin programmed the chess computer. 15. This bird puppet who gives thanks to Enrico Fermi Brennan / Via Flickr: 9406889@N04 The turkey is fake but the physics is very real. 16. This scholarship-receiving, Exeter-educated Westie Thinkstock Walter's favorite subjects are digging, barking at ghosts and Keynesian economics. 17. This nationally ranked chimp champion Rex USA On the other hand, Hector can't be that smart: He's smoking. 18. This efficient-packing pachyderm Rex USA Kayla not only knows how to pack light to avoid baggage fees, but she's saved up enough miles to upgrade to business class. Because honestly, coach was gonna be a bit of a tight squeeze. 19. This outraged monkey Thinkstock Lazlo cannot BELIEVE the sorry state of American poetry these days. 20. This good will hunting-dog Thinkstock Actually, Birdie's not even a mathematician. She just stayed at a Holiday Inn Express® last night.