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Fascinating Facts About Dolphins' Brains (Yes, They Might Be More Advanced Than Us)

Susan Casey, author of "Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins" talks about research into dolphins' brains that suggests they possess very high levels of intelligence.

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