10 Stories About "Uplifted" Animals Who Gain Human IntelligenceAnnalee Newitz8/01/11 1:00pmFiled to: Daily 10Uplifted animalsUpliftAnimalsZoologyTopRepublished1801EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink This Friday Rise of the Planet of the Apes hits theaters with its story of a lab ape named Caesar, "uplifted" to human intelligence by scientists, who leads a revolution against humanity. But he's hardly the first brain-augmented creature to question human values. Here are ten great stories of animal uplift and its consequences. Art by Simen Johan.ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.