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Fish Have Feelings, Too: The Inner Lives Of Our 'Underwater Cousins'

June 20th, 2016

Episode 495 of 550 episodes

Jonathan Balcombe, author of What A Fish Knows, says that fish have a conscious awareness — or "sentience" — that allows them to experience pain, recognize individual humans and have memory.

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