Kids Talk

9th November 2012 at 00:00
Hubert, Aisha and Ben, P2, talk to Julia Belgutay about what they think is the cleverest animal

Ben: I think dogs are the cleverest, 'cos I just love dogs.

Hubert: It can sniff out everything that is small. Like maybe ants.

Ben: Or food.

Aisha: Pigs are clever. They smell really good.

Ben: No!

Aisha: I mean they are really good at smelling.

Hubert: Or giraffes, because when it eats leaves it could maybe get more brain.

Ben: Animals also run. That's clever. It makes them nice and healthy.

Hubert: And if they run faster, that can project them away from other scary animals.

Ben: I think the most stupid animals are cats, 'cos they're really lazy.

Hubert: Pigs, because they want to be messy in the mud.

Ben: And when they come out, they smell horrible. There are more clever animals - 20. Just 'cos they're really clever. They're quite more amazing.

Hubert: Sharks haven't got very big brains.

Ben: Our brains are huger than them ones. They are bigger, more than a shark's.

Hubert: The small sharks that have sharp fronts, they have just tiny brains.

Aisha: My favourite animals are cats. They are nice.

Hubert: In my holidays. I saw three cats and they weren't scared of me and I did hug them and they were really nice and they even didn't run away from me.

Ben: Like kittens?

Hubert: No, cats.

Ben: Oh, wait, my shadow looks like a dinosaur.

Hubert: T-Rex I think has this size brain. I saw on a paper that in Deep Sea World there are spiders and only kids can go in this bowl, and they are scared of spiders because spiders walk on that bowl. I know the cross spiders are the horriblest in the whole wide world. They always know how to hurt you. They are clever.

Ben: I know something about Deep Sea World. When I went with my dad's mum, when I went to the shark bit, I went in it two times, right? When I went there, there was a shark following me. They were in a tank of water, then there was a man in there. A man.

Hubert: I know, I know what it was, the man. It was a child, because of that paper showing Deep Sea World.

Ben: How was it a child? That is only that size! Men are taller.

Hubert: I saw that there is diving for children, diving for sharks. It was only for children.

Ben: In the newspaper, when my grandad was reading it, there was a dog that was lost in here. In Scotland. And it was a nice dog. They put up posters all around the world to see, but that was in 2001, I think.

Hubert: I don't think animals could ever talk. Just in films for kids.

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