Animal Behavior – CrashCourse Biology #25

Behavior is action in response to a stimulus. My cat Cameo is now responding to both an external stimulus the sound of a bag of treats, and an internal stimulus her hunger, or at least her insatiable desire for treats. Sometimes animal behavior can seem really far out, but if you look closely enough, you Read more…

Stanford students design and build enrichments for San Francisco Zoo animals

[MUSIC] Stanford University.>>Life at the zoo is about what it means to be living at the San Francisco Zoo. What it means to not only be an animal in the zoo, but also to be somebody that takes care of those animals, and somebody that benefits from viewing those animals.>>This is a class I’ve dreamed Read more…

Get Ready For Grappling Grizzlies | Animal Fight Night

NARRATOR: It’s July, grizzly mating season. This female’s current mate is Caesar. With his home range covering almost 500 square miles, it took him a long time to track his girl, and he’s not going to share her. Brutus isn’t looking to share. He’s taller, almost seven feet. And bulkier, around 800 pounds. Caesar is Read more…

10 Strange Senses Animals Have and Humans Don’t

We humans like to think of ourselves as the pinnacle of evolution, but when it comes to senses we’re actually inferior to a number of other animal species. You’re watching Insane Curiosity at these are 10 strange senses that animals have and humans don’t. 10. Super smell Compared to nearly all other animal species, humans Read more…

Clash of Macaque Monkey Clans | Animal Fight Night

[music playing] NARRATOR: Romeo has his eye on the temple troop over the road. The troop’s dominant males fight hard to keep their positions. [music playing] They breed with all the available females. But there are a lot of girls in the troop. And this young female Juliet isn’t getting much loving. [music playing] Under Read more…

Elephant vs. Rhino | Animal Fight Night

NARRATOR: Elephants are practically unstoppable. This punk is stalking its next victim. Not usually aggressive to other species, this rhino female has no cause for alarm. She may have poor eyesight, but she can still smell and hear the punk nearby. He casually pretends he’s on a stroll through the bush. The rhino doesn’t want Read more…

6 Animals with Oddly Human Behavior

[ ♪Intro♪ ] Whether they’re pets, wildlife, or the residents of the local zoo, animals can sometimes seem a lot like us. Usually, if you think your cat looks guilty, you’re just being anthropomorphic — or finding human traits in nonhuman things. Because let’s be honest: Your cat probably doesn’t feel guilty about anything. Still, Read more…

Porcupines Give You 30,000 Reasons to Back Off | Deep Look

You can now support Deep Look on Patreon. Details after the show. Razor Sharp. Designed to impale. And next to impossible to remove. The fearsome creature that wields these weapons? Aw, look at that face. A North American Porcupine may be slow, but she doesn’t have much to worry about as she plods along, looking Read more…