Stray dogs (and pet dogs, for that matter) may have an innate ability to understand human gestures and commands but unfortunately, the current study failed to demonstrate it.
We look back on 21 new state laws that were enacted in 2019 that address The Link between animal abuse and domestic, child and elder abuse and other crimes, and list 45 new bills that have already been introduced in the young 2020 sessions.
A series of new experiments has demonstrated that in addition to cleverness, African grey parrots have social intelligence making them the ‘humans of the bird world’.
Cat facial expressions are notoriously difficult to read for many people–and a new study has scientifically demonstrated this fact. Researchers recruited more than 6,300 people from 85 countries and the results indicate that only 13 percent of participants accurately identified cat facial expressions.
The Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act 2019 prohibits extreme acts of cruelty when they occur in interstate commerce or on federal property.
A new study has demonstrated that it is not just mammals that have complex societies. The results of a new observational study reveal that birds–more specifically vulture guinea fowl that live in Africa–can keep track of relationships with hundreds of others.
A new technique could replace conventional methods of testing paralytic neurotoxins on lab animals.
Morgan Freeman has turned his beekeeping hobby into a full-time project by transforming his 124-acre ranch in Mississippi into a bee sanctuary.
New research has demonstrated that vampire bats form long-term bonds and friendships.
New York City has passed an animal rights legislative bundle including banning foie gras and other force-fed poultry, and protecting pigeons and other wild birds, and tightening the current law to protect carriage horses.
Researchers in a new study have found that dolphins coordinate their behavior to work together on shared tasks.