Animal Anecdotes

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Week 4 Supplemental Videos:

Oakland Zoo Alligators Getting Fed

Butterfly Metamorphosis Timelapse

Frog Metamorphosis Timelapse

Wolves Howling

Week 3 Supplemental Videos:

Giraffe Male Necking Fights

Gemina, the Crooked-Necked Giraffe

Rat Laughter

National Geographic Poop for Science

Week 2 Supplemental Videos:

Dr. Melin Tuttle's Bat Conservation Website

Draco Lizards Gliding

Oakland Zoo Mountain Lion Rescues

Week 1 Supplemental Videos:

Brown Bear Sounds

Oakland Zoo Animal Cams