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Elephant Moms Carry the Wisdom of Generations

Special | 25m 36s  | Video has closed captioning.

In this episode, we first study the complex family relationships of elephants in Africa’s Serengeti plains and how their shared knowledge can help them survive. Then we travel to San Francisco to discover how the intricate songs of birds have changed in the face of our own culture. How common is culture in the animal kingdom? And what role does it play in the survival of species?

Aired: 07/21/21

Rating: NR


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