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Puppies beat out young wolves in one important skill
Feral hogs aren’t coming for our kids, but they’re definitely coming for our calves
Dogs aren’t especially smart, but they have a particular set of skills
How a pair of wildlife rescuers ended up with a chubby pet squirrel named Thumbelina
The weirdest things we learned this week: bone flutes, zebra carriages, and laughing gas parties
The genes that turn wild animals into pets
The origin story of domesticated rabbits may be all wrong