The Secret Language of Elephants

This episode of SciShow is sponsored by Brilliant! Go to Brilliant.org/SciShow to learn more. [♪ INTRO] In 1984, biologist Katharine Payne spent a week observing elephants at a zoo in Oregon, and she noticed something strange. Every now and then, she could feel what she described as a faint throbbing Continue Reading

Octopuses Are Ridiculously Smart

Did you hear about the octopus that slipped out of its tank, into a drainpipe, and made a break for the sea? Or what about the cephalopod that figured out how to open those child-proof pill bottles? Which, let’s be honest, even adult humans have trouble with those sometimes. It’s Continue Reading