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National Geographic Cancels “The Dog Whisperer”

On July 7, 2012, many dog lovers, science-based dog trainers, and veterinary behaviorists will be celebrating the end of an unwelcome era. The Dog Whisperer will air for the last time, after nine seas…

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What the Study of Twins Says About Identity

There are few things more compelling to watch than two identical twins sharing a meal. I had this good fortune a few years back at a restaurant in New York City and, while these identical twins were n…

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Meerkat Mischief: Cuteness Alert (video)

This video is all about meerkats. We think they are awfully cute when we see their lookout surveying the countryside. Did you know that their favorite food is scorpions? This is another of those g…

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Shelter Pets Need Your Love (3 videos)

Here are three quite different videos about pet adoption. The first is the most emotional; the second talks about the opportunity for those of you who live in the northern United States to do s…

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Geotourism: The Future of Travel (video)

Tourist travel increases throughout the world every year, often threatening to destroy the things tourists come to see. Geotourism is a new word for sustainable tourism, which helps to protect sites,…

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Dogs Take Loving Care of Goats (video)

National Geographic produced a wonderful 2-hour TV show called And Man Created Dog. In this selection we learn about a group of Pyrenees dogs who herd goats. The dogs are raised from birth with the go…

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Hippo Day Spa (video)

Watch how hippos get cleaned in the river at Nzima in Africa in this fascinating National Geographic video. Dozens of freshwater sharks with underhung mouths come up to the hippo as he rests in the…

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Are Chimps Smarter than Humans? (3 videos)

Chimps and humans are nearly 99 percent alike in their genetic makeup. Scientists and researchers have conducted myriad studies of their intelligence. These 3 fascinating videos show some of the r…

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Pelican Party Poopers (video)

Watch a group of penguins who discover a school of anchovies and drive them into the shallows where they can eat them at their leisure. Some pelicans fly by, see the party, and join in, eating all the…

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Orangutan and Hound Dog Become Best Friends (video)

When Surya the orangutan meets a hound dog by the river, the two become instant best friends. They hug and kiss, share food, and play together. It's a heartwarming story from the National Geographi…

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