Ingenious Animals

Recent research has been overturning long-held prejudices about some of the most demonised species in the animal kingdom.
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In this third programme, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall learns that wolves are friendlier and more tolerant than domesticated dogs...

In this third programme, which focuses on communication, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall learns that wolves, hunted almost to extinction because of their scary reputation, are friendlier and more tolerant than domesticated dogs.

In the Bahamas, Lucy Cooke learns about the social lives of sharks, who have their own personalities – a trait previously thought to be found only in primates and dogs – while crows in Florida have mastered the ability to manipulate humans into giving them what they want.