deer has fangs that would make Dracula feel self conscious. At
barely 40 pounds, they look like a cross between a saber-toothed
tiger and a baby deer. What's going on here? Why is this tiny deer
so weird? Are they carnivores? If not, what are those fangs for?
Today, Macken answers these questions, as well as many others,
do gorillas & chimps have massive canines, if they rarely eat
come humans have such lame canines, if we evolved to eat
What is the difference between intrasexual and intersexual
there a biological reason why women often gossip and men often
fight? Or is that just cultural?
is it that the perfume industry and the traditional Chinese
medicine industry are united in their efforts to obliterate this
it OK to criticize traditional Chinese medicine?
we are going to talk about a wide variety of topics, from sexual
selection in humans to the ethics of Westerners criticizing Chinese
medicine. It is a complicated, and (compared to our usual fare)
controversial show. We will focus on these topics through the lens
of the Siberian musk deer, one of several species of musk deer
vulnerable to extinction.