Animals Behaving Worse explores the wickedly ingenious ways our wild neighbors are staking their claim for territory in an increasingly human-controlled world. Charges of theft, property destruction, disturbing the peace, and even assault are on the rise - against animals. It's become an all-out turf war, but just who is invading whose territory? As cities sprawl into wilderness areas, animals are responding by exploiting human environments to their advantage - and doing so in devious ways. Foxes and squirrels have resorted to thievery in mid-western towns, stealing property from yards, while bears in California and gangs of baboons in South Africa burglarize homes for meals.