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 Post subject: Prairie dogs can talk! and other cool animal facts.
PostPosted: Sat Aug 03, 2013 4:48 pm 
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I don't know about you guys, but i am constantly fascinated by all the cool, unique things animals can do. Like the magician cone snail, which has a venom that is 1000 times as strong as morphine and is non-addictive. There's a pod of killer whales off the coast on South Africa that is the only known predator to great white sharks. They learned to turn the sharks upside down, which releases a whole lotta serotonin and temporarily immobilizes the shark, making it easy prey. And prairie dogs, which have the most complex communicative system in non-human species that we know of. Here's a really cool video about it:

What other super cool things do animals do?

ed: i don't know how to embed a video. Any help would be appreciated!

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 03, 2013 6:54 pm 
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i think if you remove the #at=22 it should work.

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 Post subject: Re: Prairie dogs can talk! and other cool animal facts.
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This is so cool! I'd heard about it ages ago, but never saw a video.

All that jump-yipping made me smile so hard.

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Whaaaat?! Prairie dogs are awesome. Thanks for posting this video

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 Post subject: Re: Prairie dogs can talk! and other cool animal facts.
PostPosted: Sun Aug 04, 2013 3:44 pm 
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Thank you FootFace!
I just can't wait for scientists to start studying the communication of other species. I would be pretty surprised if we didn't discover really complex systems in most species.

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