Reptiles demonstrating social awareness and notions of collective survival? I didn't think there were structures to do that kind of work in the reptilian brain.
A lot of the New Age people claim the increased cosmic background radiation that's now streaming through the planet is changing the biology of everything it hits.
I'm on the fence.
I will say I see more things I can't explain in my own backyard nowadays. I think there are changes taking place. I don't know for certain what they are. I know enough about the complex inter relationships between biological organisms and their electrical and magnetic environment to keep an open mind. Especially because I have sensed changes taking place in my own biology for a while. You shouldn't scoff at this sort of thing, there may be something substantial to it.