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The Nature of Things Think Like an Animal

How smart are animals? Traditionally, we’ve answered that question by comparing them to us. But this entertaining, thought-provoking documentary explores exciting new research and dispels old myths about how animals really think.
  • 2016
  • 00:43:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/31/2017

The Nature of Things Mysteries of the Animal Mind

Meet the researchers who are finding growing evidence of what animals may be thinking and feeling. Chimps who empathize, elephants who problem-solve, lemurs who count and more. Are these animals acting on instinct? Is it simply trial and error? Or is it something more? We may not be surprised to find out that chimps have similar thought and behavioral patterns ...
  • 2012
  • 00:44:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/13/2014

The Nature of Things Aliens of the Deep Sea

The octopus is a close cousin of the oyster and snail. And yet, even by human standards the multi-limbed creature is considered highly intelligent. In this Nature of Things documentary, scientists from around the world test the formidable brain power of this brilliant creature and reveal some very human traits. The octopus exhibits curiosity, cognitive reasoning and abstract thinking. Just how has ...
  • 2010
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/06/2013