Animals

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of animals.

Exclusive articles about Animals

What can we learn from how animals cope?

Author of the book Animal Madness, TED Fellow Laurel Braitman shares 5 ways in which animals and humans suffer from similar mental illnesses. Anthropomorphism run amok? You deci...

Video playlists about Animals

Animals that amaze

8 talks • 2h 06m
Apes that write! Shrimp that kick! Octopi that disappear! These speakers show their obsessions with weird wild species of all sizes.

Ocean wonders

11 talks • 2h 46m
Dive into the unexplored universe beneath the waves: the beautiful, fragile (and sometimes terrifying) world of the ocean.

Insects are awesome!

11 talks • 2h 33m
Bugs! Some say they're a nuisance, but we think they're a wonder. These insect-obsessed speakers share how ants form societies, how bees pollinate flowers, and how termites can be quite ... tasty.

GROSS!

8 talks • 1h 48m
Poop, parasites, dead duck sex, eating bugs, and many more impolite -- but fascinating -- topics.
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