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Elephants, Toads, and Brain-Linked Monkeys: NOVA Next Week in Review

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This Week’s NOVA Next Feature

In animals as diverse as parrots, wolves, and elephants, scientists have witnessed a range of emotions best described as grief. So how do they express it? Read

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this excerpt from Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel by Carl Safina.

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Elephants in Amboseli National Park, Kenya
Elephants in Kenya's Amboseli National Park

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