Animals seem like they shouldn’t be that complicated. “Animalistic” is generally shorthand for being simplistic, if not savage. Yet there are shades to their mentality as varied as there are in human societies. There are also complexities and surprises in their relationship to humanity. Domesticated or feral, invertebrate or vertebrate, the animal kingdom is a quirkier one than you might expect in many respects. But it’s also saner than expected in others.
This is an encore of one of our previous lists, as presented by our YouTube host Simon Whistler. Read the full list!