The results of an important new study help to explain why many intelligent birds–and perhaps other animals–struggle in captivity. More specifically, the results revealed that the smarter the bird, the more unique welfare needs it has in captivity.
Scientists have now demonstrated that cockatoos learn from each other.
A new scientific study has demonstrated that crows, like bees, can comprehend the concept of zero.
New research reveals that an elephant’s personality may play an important role in how well that elephant can solve novel problems.
Mice, as we are learning more and more, are surprisingly smart. One way scientists know this is through the categorization … More
New research confirms dogs can–and do–express jealousy when their human family member interacts with rival dogs.
The results of a new study reveal sophisticated tool use in ants.
Researchers have found that crows may possess mental capabilities that some animal behavior experts did not think were possible.
A scientific study has demonstrated that cats recognize their names when called–even when they choose to ignore it.
Dogs and Divorce: How do judges determine which person gets custody over the dog? One scientist says: Do not let the dog choose.
We know that like us, rats are intelligent, kind and empathic and sometimes experience regret, have an active memory life, laugh and play games, plan ahead, engage in bartering and trading, are super helpful, and are great at tasks, using tools and learning. So why, when we have scientific evidence of all of these attributes, do we treat rats so inhumanely–in the scientific lab, as well as the outer world?
Scientific researchers have just discovered that parrots understand the laws of probability and, like humans, can make predictions based on those probabilities.