Why animals behave how they do, A look into new folk music

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A German Shepard lays down next to ball
In this Jan. 12, 2010 file photo, “Kelli,” a two-year-old German Shepard that belongs to US Army member Matthew Snider, rests after playing ball. Damian Dovarganes, File/AP Photo

First, a University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire ecologist discusses research into understanding what influences animal behavior. Then, the host of WPR’s “Simply Folk” talks reviews upcoming local artists and outdoor performances.

Featured in this Show

  • What shapes an animal's behavior?

    How does an animal’s breed, gender or upbringing influence their behavior? One UW-Eau Claire assistant professor aims to answer that question with her students in a new class on animal behavior. We speak with her about what shapes animal decision making.

  • Exploring folk music from around the world

    The host of Wisconsin Public Radio’s “Simply Folk” program discusses new music from Wisconsin artists as temperatures warm and outdoor performances return to the state.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Jenn Smith Guest
  • Sile Shigley Guest

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