The Kid Should See This

Evolution – Why do dogs bark?

If you caught Episode Two of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, you will have seen how, over time, dogs evolved from wolves into the breeds that we know now. (And if you haven’t seen it, definitely check it out.) But Neil deGrasse Tyson didn’t touch on this specific evolutionary detail:

Wolves howl and dogs bark. So why do dogs bark

File under: dogs and communication.

This award-winning video collection is reader-supported. Become a sustaining member to keep TKSST online and free for everyone, including teachers and parents who use it as a resource to spark learning and curiosity for kids.

🌈 Watch these videos next...

E.T. the Walrus vocalizes at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Rion Nakaya

The Present, a short animation by Jacob Frey

Rion Nakaya

Who was the first human? – It’s Okay to Be Smart

Rion Nakaya

Chaser, the Border Collie that can understand 1022 words (or more)

Rion Nakaya

How did feathers evolve? – TED Ed

Rion Nakaya

The Guillemot egg, an egg that saves its own life

Rion Nakaya

Decoding the language of Prairie Dogs: America’s Meerkats

Rion Nakaya

Karl Sims’ Evolved Virtual Creatures (1994)

Rion Nakaya

Kids Meet a Guide Dog for the Blind

Rion Nakaya

Get smart curated videos delivered every week.    
Subscribe