3-11-19 – From Episode 071, “Visit the Zoo Podcast”
Grandparents are revered in many human societies. But telling stories about old times and overfeeding grandchildren seem like distinctly human traits. Are these classic grandparent behaviors really limited to Homo sapiens? Do any animals know their grandparents the way people do?
The planet teems with wild critters that vary in size and appearance, including many that either look scary or pose actual threats to people.
American Airlines is making more changes to its policies and procedures regarding service and emotional support animals.
Uniquely human emotions don’t exist. More and more, I believe that we share all emotions with other species in the same way that we share virtually every organ in our bodies with them. No exceptions.
Copepods, the world’s most common animal, release unique substances into the oceans. Concentrations of these substances are high enough to affect the marine food web, according to new research. The studies also show that phytoplankton in the oceans detect the special scent of copepods and do their utmost to avoid being eaten.