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Best (Elephant) Friends Forever! Do elephants need besties?

Many elephants in zoos show warning signs that cause managers and scientists to be concerned about their welfare. Among these signs are the expression of abnormal, repetitive behavior (called “stereotypic behavior”), poor reproductive success, and high levels of obesity1,2. Could these issues … Continue reading

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The Monkey Network

If you’re anything like me, you probably check your Facebook account at least five times a day. It’s something pretty much all of us do, but have you ever wondered why we feel the need to check up on our … Continue reading

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