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October 20, 2015 - Issue 1042


The Tricks Migrating Birds Use to Survive

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October 20, 2015

Have you ever wondered how migrating birds can fly for such long distances without stopping, then turn around and do it again when the season changes? Not all birds make it, but for those who do survive, they tap into certain tricks of the species.

Orangutan "Kiss Squeaks" Are a First Step in Language Development

Orangutan "Kiss Squeaks" Are a First Step in Language Development

October 20, 2015

New research shows orangutans use their hands to manipulate their voices in order to scare off potential predators. The use of these "fake voices" is a first step in learning language.

Humpback Whale Breaches on Top of Kayakers

Humpback Whale Breaches on Top of Kayakers

October 20, 2015

Rule #1: You're on their turf now. It's all fun and games until someone gets jumped on.