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How Human Are You? The Dating Game

When it comes to mating rituals, the animal kingdom has it all. Chimps pound their chests, alligators emit guttural groans, and elk pee on themselves. Humans, it turns out, are not all that different in displaying sex-related behaviours. And we conduct experiments to prove it. In examining courtship rituals, we find that playing footsie is as common among people as ...
  • 2013
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/03/2016

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The Nature of Things Puffin Patrol

Travel from Newfoundland’s rocky shores to Maine and Wales to meet the colourful and intriguing Atlantic puffin. Purpose-built burrow cameras witness every tender moment of life in the burrows, from incubation of the egg to hatching and the busy feeding schedule that follows. With this close-up, learn what these intriguing little birds can teach us about the dangers of climate ...
  • 2015
  • 00:44:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2016

Ape Man Social Climbers

Primates are highly social, and most primate species live in groups. Being part of a social group is key to survival, so apes will do everything they can to avoid being excluded. But living in big groups isn't easy – it takes a lot of intelligence to form and maintain the number of relationships necessary to ensure you don't get ...
  • 2013
  • 00:45:02
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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