Some of the best vintage LOL pictures from history feature animals acting as intelligent as humans. Which — you be the judge of just how intelligent that really is.

An elephant from the American vaudeville stage riding a specially constructed tricycle, 1918

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A close-up of Mike, the world's only canine aviator, wearing flying cap and goggles in Chicago, c. 1920

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A monkey doing the 'Charleston' alongside a couple of dancers, 1922

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A monkey 'playing' a toy piano on which is perched a thoughtful looking parrot, 1927

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An elephant from Earl's Court Circus with a man in its mouth, 1928

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Two brown bears riding on a bicycle and side car, 1928

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A dog listening to the radio with earphones, whilst smoking a pipe, 1929

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Dame Clara Butt (1872 - 1936) operating a communications radio with her dog, they are both wearing headphones, 1930

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A new breed of chauffeur takes the wheel, 1930

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In New York an elephant from the circus claims the prize for the largest harmonica player in the Universe, c. 1935

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Peter the Great, the animal star who is said to have near human intelligence, presenting film director Chester Franklin with a new puppy, c. 1935

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Comet, an elephant from Chessington Zoo spends the weekend as a waiter at the Trocadero Restaurant in Piccadilly Circus, London, December 1938

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Farmer Mrs Maud Lee and her daughter Pat enjoy elevenses at their farmhouse in Keynsham, near Bristol, with their pet lamb Betty, March 1949

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Two seals play basketball at San Diego zoo, c. 1950

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A budgerigar pecks out a tune on a miniature piano, March 1952

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An elephant at the London Zoo, Regents Park, joining five African visitors for a rest on a bench, September 1954

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Two dodgem car passengers are surprised to see Susie the circus bear bumping into them at the fun fair attached to Bertram Mills Circus in Olympia, London, December 1954

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Young chimpanzee Kokomo Jnr sits in a chair wearing glasses and holding a comic book at his owner's apartment in New York City, 1955

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Zippy the chimpanzee polishes bootblack Tony Finizza's shoes while Tony watches and laughs at the spectacle, 1955

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A hamster on a miniature trapeze, 1955

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Fifi, the chimpanzee star of the famous Chimps Tea Party at London Zoo plays a mean game of chess but it needs a lot of thought, June 1955

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Young chimpanzee Kokomo Jnr quenches his thirst with a glass of orange juice, straight from the fridge at his owner's apartment in New York City, 1955

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An ape paints a picture, c. 1955

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Chimpanzees Pepi and Janet try their hand at making espresso at the Hotel and Catering Exhibition at Olympia, London, 1956

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'Kam', an elephant from Bertram Mills circus 'drives' a Land Rover along a road during training for the Christmas Show, November 1959

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At the Space Research Laboratories in Boulevard Victor, Paris French cats are kept in boxes in order to train them in remaining still for long periods during rocket flights, December 1963

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Petra, the Alsatian dog from the B.B.C's children's programme, 'Blue Peter' answering her fan mail, 1964

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Judy, a two year old chimpanzee, feeding Tracey-Jane Clews in her grandparents' home at Southam Farm Zoo, Warwickshire, July 1968

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Bongo, a west African lowland gorilla, watches the BBC test-card on a colour television in his new luxury enclosure at Twycross Zoo in Warwickshire, July 1971

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