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What Can 10,000-Pound Juvenile Delinquents Teach Us?

The elephant gangsters of Pilanesberg.

Why Be Tolerant? Lessons From Bonobos

By Lydia Denworth on November 10, 2017 in Brain Waves
Humans aren't the only species willing to help strangers for no benefit. Bonobos, one of our closest relatives, do it, too.

Why People Sometimes Care More About Dogs Than Humans

By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on November 09, 2017 in Canine Corner
People are often more disturbed when a dog is a victim of abuse than when the victim is a human being.

Doping Scandal Imperils Iditarod Sled Dog Race

By Mark Derr on November 07, 2017 in Dog's Best Friend
Dogs have hauled people and their goods around the Arctic for thousands of year. The snowmobile and airplane have nearly rendered them obsolete, except for racing.