We Have Concerns

Mystery's Afoot and Selfless Parrots

Episode Summary

When fifteen different severed feet washed up in a section of the Pacific Northwest called the Salish Sea, speculation ran wild of a serial killer, or some other nefarious culprit. But when scientists started to study the are, they discovered an explanation even more incredible. Jeff and Anthony look into the Mystery of the Floating Feet. Then, can birds be selfless? New research into two species of parrot reveals a surprising capacity for generosity. Anthony and Jeff discuss what that means for our understanding of animals.

Episode Notes

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