The tales about elephants mourning their dead may have validity. In a new, first of its kind meta-analysis, the results appear to confirm the folklore surrounding elephants and their dead.
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.
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.
New study shows that bacteria are responsible for how cats signal other animals.
Squirrels listen in on bird communications to learn when predators have left the area and it is safe to stop being on high alert, according to a new scientific study.
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 some rather surprising news: unhatched baby birds can sense danger and warn their nest mates of that danger before any of them are even hatched.
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.