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Human Babies Learn From Lemurs

Human infants respond the same way to lemur calls as they do to maternal doting when doing specific cognitive tasks.

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Quirks and Quarks Caribou Face Extinction Due To Development - 2015/05/16 - Pt. 3 May 16, 2015 | 10:13Caribou in parts of B.C. and Alberta are threatened by over-development.
Quirks and Quarks - Backyard Birdfeeders Harm The Natives - 2015/05/16 - Pt. 2May 16, 2015 | 9:10Quirks and Quarks Backyard Birdfeeders Harm The Natives - 2015/05/16 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Backyard Birdfeeders Harm The Natives - 2015/05/16 - Pt. 2 May 16, 2015 | 9:10Feeding birds bread or seeds on feeders favours some species over others, creating an imbalance.
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Quirks and Quarks - How Bombardier Beetles Blast Toxins From Their Butts, plus, Why Scientists Are Blowing Up Batteries, and more - 2015/05/09May 9, 2015 | 54:32Quirks and Quarks How Bombardier Beetles Blast Toxins From Their Butts, plus, Why Scientists Are Blowing Up Batteries, and more - 2015/05/09 Audio
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