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KUOW podcast, The Record, features David Barash discussing survival of the sneakiest

Survival of the fittest? Try survival of the sneakiest.

HOSTED BY Bill Radke

It turns out all those fables might have been right after all: the witty animal is often the one that prospers.

Evolutionarily, do wits outmatch muscle? Folk tales of tricksters from around the world would suggest that they do, and now animal behavior studies might back that up. David Barash, professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Washington, explains why.

Listen to the podcast here .