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Updated: 10/06/2012 08:00:12AM

Keep the ‘wild’ in local wildlife

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When Flipper comes upside your boat, poking his cute schnoz in the air and making cute little squeaky noises, he can be hard to resist.

Maybe it’s the wide smile and friendly demeanor. We go nuts for wild animals who “smile.” The $25 word for that is anthropomorphism: attributing human characteristics to wild animals and other things.

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