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“Animal Behavior”

Apr 16, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The Beatles sang about Norwegian wood, but for chimps, only one kind of wood will do when constructing beds. Continue reading →
Apr 16, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Which came first: carnivores or herbivores? A newly discovered tiny meat eater answers that questions and more. Continue reading →
Apr 10, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Tiny fruit flies and fighter pilots have at least one thing in common: they both use ultra speedy banked turns to evade enemies. Continue reading →
Apr 10, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
The ability to categorize has long been thought to be a hallmark of human intelligence. New findings suggest pigeons do it too.
Apr 8, 2014 01:38 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
When kenneled, a large percentage of dogs show behaviors commonly associated with mental illness. Some even bounce off the walls -- literally. Continue reading →
Apr 7, 2014 01:05 PM ET
We know that some animals, like dogs and apes, can laugh. Can an animal also have a sense of humor? Join Anthony as he discusses how Koko the Gorilla and some other animals show promising signs.
Apr 3, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Hummingbirds are remarkably successful little birds with a long and colorful history.
Apr 2, 2014 09:23 AM ET
Pets like ferrets and hedgehogs have been banned in certain states for decades. Why are they illegal to own, and why can't we own exotic pets like monkeys and lions? Trace explains how certain wild animals are cute, but would make terrible pets.
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