Meerkats are one of the few other species in the animal kingdom that has something close to human-like teaching. Read about it in an old piece of mine at BBC Future: Pay attention… time for lessons at animal school Photo taken October 11, 2013 at the San Diego Zoo with a Canon 60D and Canon [...]
Photo taken October 11, 2013 at the San Diego Zoo with a Canon 60D and Canon 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 telephoto zoom lens.
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Jason G. Goldman
Jason G. Goldman is a science writer based in Los Angeles. He writes about human and animal behavior, wildlife biology, ecology and conservation for Scientific American, the BBC, Earth Touch, Conservation magazine and elsewhere. He completed his PhD studying avian cognition at the University of Southern California and is editor of Science Blogging: The Essential Guide (Yale University Press, 2016). He is also completely obsessed with raccoons.