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Animal Personhood In The Age Of Empathy
Animals  (tags: animal intelligence, animal rights, chimpanzees, Declaration of Cetacean Rights, dolphins, empathy, Sierra Club v. Morton, Supreme Court, theory of mind )

- 1202 days ago -
By terming dolphins "non-human persons," India's version of the EPA has opened not just a new chapter in how the second-most populous country on Earth treats animals, but reopened a debate on man's vision of himself as master of the natural world.
Dogs Smarter Than Cats, Study Says
Animals  (tags: cats, dogs, animal intelligence, study, social animals, interesting )

- 1850 days ago -
Not that this is going to end any arguments between cat and dog lovers, but it does give the canine crowd a bit more ammunition! Read how dogs are, gulp, smarter than cats
Could Crows Have Caught Osama Bin Laden?
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animal intelligence, crows, birds, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, humans, animaladvocates, investigation, goodnews, habitat )

- 1995 days ago -
It's possible the smart birds may have been used in the hunt for the world's most famous terrorist.
Elephants: The World's Smartest Animals?
Animals  (tags: elephants, intelligence, animal intelligence, animalwelfare, animals, GoodNews, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2058 days ago -
They never forget, and a new study proves these brainy pachyderms can cooperate to solve problems, too. Watch out, dolphins!
9 Surprising Facts About Animal Intelligence
Animals  (tags: Animal Intelligence, Human Intelligence, Brain, Pet, Behavior )

- 2066 days ago -
The gap between human intelligence and that of animals might be so wide as to be insurmountable, but it's not quite as big as we used to think it was. As anyone who's ever had a pet can tell you, animals are a lot sharper than you might want to believe.
Chimps, Like Humans, Can Learn to Work Together
Animals  (tags: animals, chimpanzees, primates, research, study, animal behavior, animal intelligence, wildanimals, humans, animalwelfare )

- 2086 days ago -
A recent study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that humans' closest living relatives -- non-human primates -- are also capable of this kind of organization. Though more research is needed,
No Rabbits for Easter, Please
Animals  (tags: Activism, Animal Intelligence, Animal Rights, Animal Welfare, Animals, Children, Cruelty, Cute, Easter, Parents, Rabbits )

- 3153 days ago -
This month, countless parents across the country will decide, usually with little thought or research, that a baby rabbit is a wonderful way to help their child celebrate Easter.
Crows Display Incredible Common Sense
Animals  (tags: Birds, crows, Corvids, intelligence, animal intelligence, tool use in animals )

- 3358 days ago -
One species of crows is known for its clever use of tools, but a study now suggests that the birds' ability to put sticks to good use rivals that of bigger-brained primates.
Fear of Predators Is Not "Natural" - Study
Animals  (tags: Animal behaviour, learned behaviour, animal intelligence, predator, prey animals, animal parenting, animal learning )

- 3414 days ago -
Fear of predators is not instinctive but is a learned behavior that only develops when prey species share space with animals that eat them, according to a new study released this week. The study's conclusion: remove the lions, and the zebras will lose the

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