An elephant at a German zoo has become the subject of a scientific study because of her special skill.
Tag: animal behavior research
Lizards stress-eat from noisy US Army flyovers
Lizards exposed to noise pollution from low-flying fighter jets have resorted to stress-eating.
Where does your cat go? Not far, say researchers
A new study reveals that most cats do not stray far from home–especially if they have been spayed/neutered.
Cats are Psychopaths, say scientists
A new study has found that the average cat is likely harboring psychopathic tendencies.
Squirrel Personalities Uncovered
New scientific research has revealed that golden-mantled ground squirrels demonstrate individual differences across four personality traits.
Rats exchange goods and services using human tit-for-tat rules
Wow. And wow. Exciting findings from a new scientific study indicates the intelligence of rats extends to using the same … More
Whales Imitate Human Speech, say researchers
Whale Hello: Orcas Can Imitate Human Speech, Researchers Find NPR Say hello to an orca, and it might say hello … More
Cats have Gender-based Paw Preferences, say researchers
Curiously, there was no data collected on paw preferences for slinging litter on to the floor… Researchers at Queen’s … More
Piglets want the latest toys: Study
“It turns out our preference for shiny, new things is pretty universal throughout the animal kingdom. Yes, even piglets prefer … More
Chimps and Humans Console Victims Similarly: New Study
An interesting observational study examining the consoling tendencies of humans and nonhuman primates. Focusing on “social closeness”, the findings (and … More