While a herd of cows are eating, they tend to all face the same direction. Viewers explore the world of animal behavior, looking at both morphology and physiology, with a video that focuses on the evolutionary history of learned behaviors and why these behavior help the animal survive.
- Ask learners to research and discuss odd or interesting behaviors of different animals, how these behaviors benefit the animals, and each behavior's evolutionary history
- Preview the entire video to determine if the language is appropriate for your learning situation
- The narrator uses some interesting language, such as knock boots, in reference to the mating of mice
- Video 25 in a series of 40
- Interesting segment on Konrad Lorenz, his studies, and his ties to the Nazi party
- Great, engaging segment on the male Bowerbird's ability to create a nest and collect trinkets to attract a female
- Contains an embedded video link to a related video on Altruism