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Just like humans, monkeys can gauge how difficult a situation is. In a ground-breaking study, Macaques trained to play video games choose to skip by difficult levels when given the option.
We also have the unsolved mystery of suicidal whales; a lonely Wolverine, perhaps the only one of his species in California after a long trek; a sea turtle hospital; color-changing owls; deceptively adorable invasive species; and more in The Week in Animal News.
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