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Bird Brain

Episode #4420 / Length: 57 minutes

Long mocked as empty-headed, birds hide surprisingly acute intelligence. But just how smart are they? As scientists test avian aptitude with brainteasers, discover how the genius of birds is leading us to rethink our basic notions of intelligence.

Scheduled Broadcast Times

  • Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 3:00 AM ET / 2:00 am CT on WFSU
  • Friday, April 27, 2018 at 5:00 AM ET / 4:00 am CT on WFSU
  • Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 1:00 AM ET / 12:00 am CT on WFSU