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9 Tales of Amazing Animal Behavior

Crazy-smart bees. Rogue wolves. A world-famous pig. Animals are more complex than we give them credit for.

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A Very Old Man for a Wolf

Emma Marris

He was the alpha male of the first pack to live in Oregon since 1947. For years, a state biologist tracked him, collared him, counted his pups, weighed him, photographed him, and protected him. But then the animal known as OR4 broke one too many rules.

What Are Animals Thinking and Feeling?

Carl Safina

Using discoveries and anecdotes that span ecology, biology and behavioral science, a conservationist argues that just as we think, feel, use tools and express emotions, so too do the other creatures—and minds—that share the Earth with us.