One of the things that modern, urban people seem to find hard to grasp is how keenly observant indigenous people are. They know the environment around them in a way we never can.
Observing the animals living near them was a survival skill. Understanding them helped early people find food that was safe to eat, find water in drought times, and predict storms.
Animists and other indigenous peoples are very aware of the intelligence of the animals in their area. They learn from them and