Today’s Solutions: February 29, 2024

animal behaviour

Is morality a wild thing?

Some scientists believe animals are capable of sympathy, shame and compassion Tijn Touber | May 2006 issue Morality is usually seen as the exclusive province of humans with highly developed brains. But world-famous primatologist Frans de Waal believes primates like chimpanzees … [Read more...] about Is morality a wild thing?

Animal magic

A dolphin a day can keep depression at bay. David Servan-Schreiberr | April 2008 issue On the island of Curaçao in the Dutch West Indies is a centre for “dolphin therapy.” At the entrance, a sign on the wooden door suggests this is ritual space: “To respect the privacy of … [Read more...] about Animal magic