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Smart US Dog Learns More Than 1,000 Words
Animals  (tags: US, dog, smart, learn, language )

Tarequl
- 1276 days ago - daily-sun.com
Washington: She just might be the smartest pooch ever. A border collie has learned more than 1,000 words, showing US researchers that her memory is not only better than theirs, but that she understands quite a bit about how language works.
Language for Animals
Animals  (tags: animals, meat, language, abuse, speciesism, dairy, animal welfare )

Jenny
- 1462 days ago - care2.com
No animal, human or otherwise, is an "it" and should never be referred to as such. We all have feelings, preferences and lives that we cherish. To label anyone as an "it" robs them of these qualities.
Would You Get Debarking Surgery for Your Dog If You Faced Eviction?- PLEASE VOTE!
Animals  (tags: devocalization, animal cruetly, communication, language, animals talking, barbaric, surgery )

Simone
- 1620 days ago - health.newsvine.com
Surgery, or debarking, to quiet a noisy dog is rarely practiced and more vets are refusing to perform the procedure. Still, some proponents say it can be a useful option for dog owners facing noise complaints and possible eviction.
BOOM! HOK! A MONKEY LANGUAGE IS DECIFERED
Animals  (tags: wildlife, language, intelligence )

Janine
- 1638 days ago - nytimes.com
Monkeys have a primitive form of language according to Klaus Zuberbuhler
The Secret Language of Elephants- VIDEO
Animals  (tags: wild african elephants, studies, families, guardian, language, protection )

Simone
- 1651 days ago - cbsnews.com
For two decades, a group of wild African elephants has been watched over, studied and protected by their own guardian angel: an extraordinary American scientist named Andrea Turkalo.
Dolphins 'Talk' to Each Other With Tail Slaps
Animals  (tags: animals, dolphins, language, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher Away
- 1804 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Dolphins "talk" to each other with body movements like the slap of a tail, in a form of sign language based on similar rules to human communication, scientists have found.
Now, a Device That Translates a Dog's Barks Into Words
Animals  (tags: dogs, communication, barking, language, humans, recordings )

Raffi
- 1816 days ago - blog.taragana.com
Your dog will soon start talking to you, all thanks to Japanese inventors who have come up with a device that can detect a dog's emotion from its bark and translate it into human words. The talking gadget called Bowlingual Voice is developed by
Monkey Brains Hint at Evolutionary Root of Language Processing
Animals  (tags: animals, humans, nature, ecolution, speech, communication, research, discovery, language )

Tom
- 2131 days ago - sciam.com
The use of vocalizations, such as grunts, songs or barks, is extremely common throughout the animal kingdom. Nevertheless, humans are the only species in which these vocalizations have attained the sophistication and communicative effectiveness of speech.
I Hear You, My Monkey Brother
Animals  (tags: monkeys, humans, behavior, language, communications, intelligence, studies )

Simone
- 2343 days ago - sciencenow.sciencemag.org
Monkeys, like people, have a brain region that responds selectively to the voices of other monkeys, according to new research. The finding should pave the way for studies on the neural basis of voice recognition and may help shed light on how the human
Monkeys Know One Monkey Voice From Another
Animals  (tags: macaque monkey, study, language, understanding other voices, intelligent, wildlife, endangered )

Simone
- 2344 days ago - newscientist.com
Macaques may just seem to be indulging in monkey banter, but they can distinguish one another's voices in much the same way that humans do, suggests a new study. In the human brain, the "voice region" in the auditory cortex activates when we hear
German Shepherds Dogged By Language Difficulties - UK/England
Animals  (tags: uk, england, dogs, police, germany, police dogs, german shepherds, language )

Chrissy
- 2371 days ago - news.com.au
BRITISH police dog handlers are learning to give orders to their animals in German after bosses decided to import Alsatians because of a shortage of suitable animals, media reports said. A trial of the German dogs by Derbyshire Police in England's
Famous Talking Parrot Dies, Emotive to the End
Animals  (tags: parrot, scientific, language )

Marilyn
- 2493 days ago - nytimes.com
He knew his colors and shapes, he learned more than 100 English words, and with his own brand of one-liners he established himself in television shows, scientific reports and news articles as perhaps the world's most famous talking bird.
Great Apes Love a Game of Charades
Animals  (tags: great apes, charades, orangutans, biology, origins, language )

K. A.
- 2536 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Great apes and humans have long been known to share certain character traits and now it seems they share the same tactics for playing parlour games - charades in particular.
The International Language of Dogs
Animals  (tags: dogs, language, communication, pet, pet owner )

Sharon
- 2566 days ago - pets.yahoo.com
Dogs are creatures of few "words" yet they are able to communicate easily with dogs everywhere, and with most humans. If you and your dog were to travel to a foreign country, knowing nothing of its language and culture, you would have a hard time communic
   

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