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Coyote Size Forces Smartness

October 21st, 2014

Episode 140 of 725 episodes

Topping out at about 20 kilograms, a coyote has to be able to hunt both smaller and bigger prey, and avoid being prey itself, a combination that selects for intelligence. Steve Mirsky reports

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