Do Turkeys Really Drown in Rainstorms?

Neil Shubin is back to talk about the viruses lurking in your DNA. You’ll also learn about whether it’s true that turkeys are so dumb that they drown in rainstorms, and why domineering people don’t rise through the ranks any faster. 

Additional resources from biologist and author Neil Shubin:

Turkeys Don’t Drown in Rainstorms by Ashley Hamer

Despite the stereotype, selfish, domineering people don’t rise through the ranks any faster by Kelsey Donk

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