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.
Researchers in a new study have found that dolphins coordinate their behavior to work together on shared tasks.
A new study has demonstrated that when it comes to being willing to explore more efficient options to solving a problem, monkeys exhibit more cognitive flexibility than humans.
Pigs have been recorded using tools for the first time. The pigs used the tools to prepare nests for the arrival of piglets due in six months.
We are in the midst of a movement among some scientists, animal advocates and philosophers arguing that elephant intelligence and social capabilities justifies classifying them as having “personhood”.
A new study has revealed that for monkeys, learning and remembering the correct order of things may well be its own reward.
The way many researchers have measured, perceived and interpreted how capable apes are has been biased and the conclusions are all wrong, argue some scientists. Leading scientists in the field of ape cognition have conducted a study that reveals apes’ abilities have been unfairly measured, throwing into doubt the assumed belief that human infants are superior to adult chimpanzees.
According to a new scientific study it appears that goats can distinguish emotional changes in the calls of other goats–even subtle changes.
New research studies demonstrate that like humans, animals brains sync up with one another during social interactions.
Seals trained by scientists to sing popular songs…three grey seals that have been trained to copy speech, have also learned the notes from popular music including the Star Wars theme and the nursery rhyme Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.
Bees are much more intelligent than previously believed. We already knew from previous research that bees get the concept of zero and can do basic math. Now researchers have discovered bees may also be capable of connecting symbols to numbers.
A new scientific study uses a cognitive bias test to determine empathy among ravens. Researchers discovered ravens pick up on and even share negative emotions.