The results of a new study found that animals that have never been domesticated, such as kangaroos, can intentionally communicate with humans, challenging the notion that this behavior is usually restricted to domesticated animals like dogs, horses or goats.
The results of a new study have shown that a rat just has to smell another rat that is engaged in helpful behavior to increase their own helpfulness.
Researchers are in the midst of a new project called, “CULTSONG”, which studies animal culture and examines bat song dialects used for specific purposes such as territorial signalling and courtship.
New research revealed that the vocalizations made by rats in response to tickling are an accurate reflection of their emotional experience and something which is easy to measure.
Researchers conducting a scientific study on animal communication discover that bats argue and rant–a lot.
Do dogs manipulate humans to get what they want? The science is in and the answer is: Yes, dogs do exaggerate their facial expressions to get what they want from us.
Researchers have found that dogs adapt their communicative strategies to their environment and that owner behavior influences communicative effort and success.
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.