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“Animal Communication”

Apr 10, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
The ability to categorize has long been thought to be a hallmark of human intelligence. New findings suggest pigeons do it too.
Apr 8, 2014 01:38 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
When kenneled, a large percentage of dogs show behaviors commonly associated with mental illness. Some even bounce off the walls -- literally. Continue reading →
Apr 1, 2014 08:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Wolf packs, like people, organize themselves for maximum success, only the goal in the case of wolf hunting packs is to kill for survival. Continue reading →
Mar 11, 2014 12:50 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Chimpanzees who are treated well by people trust and show more empathy for humans more than they do baboons and unfamiliar chimps.
Mar 11, 2014 10:20 AM ET // AFP
African elephants can differentiate between human languages and move away from those considered a threat.
Mar 4, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Human facial expressions have great similarity to those of other primates, find research that also identifies important differences.
Feb 26, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Emily Sohn
Early-life isolation -- a common practice on dairy farms -- may be depriving baby cows of the opportunity to reach their full potential.
Feb 27, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Male goats emit a sexually-stimulating scent that goes right to a female's brain for an immediate turn-on. Continue reading →
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