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Brain Scanning Enables an Objective Look at Animal Emotions

Ever wonder what’s going on inside the brain of a bird? A recent study reveals it’s not all that different from what is going on inside your own brain! Read More

I am VERY curious what

I am VERY curious what constitutes a "caring" versus "dangerous" face. This study reminds us that animals are emotional, even towards humans!

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John Marzluff, Ph.D. is a professor of wildlife science at the University of Washington where he researches the behavior and conservation of birds, especially crows, ravens, and jays.


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