Animal Tool Behavior http://iowapublicradio.org en Animal Tool Behavior http://iowapublicradio.org/post/animal-tool-behavior <p>Tools are not only used by humans-&nbsp;ground squirrels kick sand in the faces of venomous snakes,&nbsp;mice set out markers to find their way home and apes do all kinds of things with tools - crack open nuts, apply herbal medications, open locks and doors, stir liquids, saw wood and even dig with a shovel.&nbsp;In a program that originally aired&nbsp;last June, Ben talks&nbsp;with the authors of the&nbsp;revision of the seminal book <a href="http://books.google.com/books/about/Animal_Tool_Behavior.html?id=Dx7slq__udwC"><em>Animal Tool Behavior</em></a>.&nbsp;&nbsp; We ask if tool use is e Tue, 29 May 2012 15:26:39 +0000 Ben Kieffer 2324 at http://iowapublicradio.org Animal Tool Behavior