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Today’s Solutions: July 12, 2024

Scientists use machine learnin

Scientists use machine learning to begin understanding complex orangutan communication

Tropical field and behavioral ecologist Wendy Erb explores the world of orangutans in Borneo's lush, emerald tropical peatland woods. Her mission? To comprehend the language of these amazing creatures, particularly how male Bornean orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus wurmbii) communicate— a quest fraught Read More...

It turns out otters teach each

It turns out otters teach each others tips and tricks for survival

If you’ve ever seen an otter eat a snack, you’ll know they're pretty cute. But it turns out when it comes to getting those snacks, otters may be smarter than we give them credit for. New research shows that when otters learn new survival tips and tricks, they actually teach these strategies to Read More...