Rats are being trained to assist human rescuers locate survivors stuck in earthquake debris. The animals are a part of The Hero Rats Project.
New York’s highest court is set to determine whether Happy, a 47-year-old Asian elephant living at the Bronx Zoo, is being unlawfully imprisoned.
A new scientific study has revealed that chimpanzees engage in complex vocalizations with almost 400 words.
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.
A new scientific study has demonstrated that crows, like bees, can comprehend the concept of zero.
Scientific researchers have just discovered that parrots understand the laws of probability and, like humans, can make predictions based on those probabilities.
Findings from new research suggest that fish might possess far higher cognitive powers than previously thought. More specifically, the results … More
It turns out human beings are not the only species that understand what it means when the cupboards are bare. … More
Wow. And wow. Exciting findings from a new scientific study indicates the intelligence of rats extends to using the same … More
Animal cognition research continues to teach humans about the cognitive capacity of our fellow animals we share the planet with. … More
As further evidence of the intelligence of elephants, this novel study examined whether elephants can recognize their bodies as obstacles … More
Published on Wednesday in Scientific Reports, a Nature publication, researchers from Britain, Germany and the United States provided evidence that … More