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Quirks and Quarks Quirks Question Period: Heating With Refrigeration - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 3 Feb 22, 2014 | 4:31Leaving the fridge door open will eventually heat up the room.
Quirks and Quarks - Bear Bridge To Love - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 1Feb 22, 2014 | 10:30Quirks and Quarks Bear Bridge To Love - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Bear Bridge To Love - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 1 Feb 22, 2014 | 10:30Black and grizzly bears use the over and under pass crossings in Banff National Park to find mates across the Trans-Canada.
Quirks and Quarks - No Discrimination Against Disabled Monkeys - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 2Feb 22, 2014 | 8:43Quirks and Quarks No Discrimination Against Disabled Monkeys - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks No Discrimination Against Disabled Monkeys - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 2 Feb 22, 2014 | 8:43Disabled snow monkeys are treated as equals by others.
Quirks and Quarks - World's Fastest Glacier - 2014/02/15 - Pt. 5Feb 15, 2014 | 9:50Quirks and Quarks World's Fastest Glacier - 2014/02/15 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks World's Fastest Glacier - 2014/02/15 - Pt. 5 Feb 15, 2014 | 9:50A glacier on Greenland's west coast recedes at 17 km per year.
Quirks and Quarks - Dimetrodon With Steak-knife Teeth - 2014/02/15 - Pt. 4Feb 15, 2014 | 7:34Quirks and Quarks Dimetrodon With Steak-knife Teeth - 2014/02/15 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Dimetrodon With Steak-knife Teeth - 2014/02/15 - Pt. 4 Feb 15, 2014 | 7:34Dimetrodon lived nearly 300 million years ago and had the first serrated teeth .
Quirks and Quarks - Ancient Fossil Motherlode - 2014/02/15 - Pt. 3Feb 15, 2014 | 11:28Quirks and Quarks Ancient Fossil Motherlode - 2014/02/15 - Pt. 3 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Ancient Fossil Motherlode - 2014/02/15 - Pt. 3 Feb 15, 2014 | 11:28A new bed of fossils in Kootenay National Park may rival the Burgess Shale.
Quirks and Quarks - Quirks Question Period - Upside-down Nuthatches - 2014/02/15 - Pt. 2Feb 15, 2014 | 4:04Quirks and Quarks Quirks Question Period - Upside-down Nuthatches - 2014/02/15 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Quirks Question Period - Upside-down Nuthatches - 2014/02/15 - Pt. 2 Feb 15, 2014 | 4:04Nuthatches feed upside-down on trees because they don't have a stiff tail to brace against the trunk as woodpeckers do.
Quirks and Quarks - The Sixth Extinction - 2014/02/15 - Pt. 1Feb 15, 2014 | 19:51Quirks and Quarks The Sixth Extinction - 2014/02/15 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks The Sixth Extinction - 2014/02/15 - Pt. 1 Feb 15, 2014 | 19:51The new book 'The Sixth Extinction' documents all species lost die to the interactions of climate change, ocean acidification and human activity.
Quirks and Quarks - The Sports Gene - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 6Feb 8, 2014 | 16:18Quirks and Quarks The Sports Gene - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 6 Audio
Quirks and Quarks The Sports Gene - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 6 Feb 8, 2014 | 16:18The new book "The Sports Gene" by David Epstein looks at the genetics versus training, nature versus nurture debate.
Quirks and Quarks - Polar Bears Change Diet - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 4Feb 8, 2014 | 8:41Quirks and Quarks Polar Bears Change Diet - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Polar Bears Change Diet - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 4 Feb 8, 2014 | 8:41Lack of sea ice makes it difficult to hunt seals, so polar bears are eating bird eggs.
Quirks and Quarks - Quirks Question Period:  Cold And The Emerald Ash Borer - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 3Feb 8, 2014 | 5:06Quirks and Quarks Quirks Question Period: Cold And The Emerald Ash Borer - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 3 Audio
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Quirks and Quarks - The Smell Of Lemurs In Love - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 5Feb 8, 2014 | 8:31Quirks and Quarks The Smell Of Lemurs In Love - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks The Smell Of Lemurs In Love - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 5 Feb 8, 2014 | 8:31Lemurs that have mated start to have similar scent-marking behaviour as well as similar scents.
Quirks and Quarks - Herzberg Gold Medal Winner - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 2Feb 8, 2014 | 11:28Quirks and Quarks Herzberg Gold Medal Winner - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Herzberg Gold Medal Winner - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 2 Feb 8, 2014 | 11:28Biochemist Dr. Ford Doolittle is the recipient of the Herzberg gold medal for science and engineering.
Quirks and Quarks - Mammoths Enjoyed Wildflowers - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 1Feb 8, 2014 | 10:31Quirks and Quarks Mammoths Enjoyed Wildflowers - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Mammoths Enjoyed Wildflowers - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 1 Feb 8, 2014 | 10:31New analysis reveals that mammoth lived among numerous wildflowers which provided a richer diet.
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