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

- 3023 days ago -
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 )

- 3209 days ago -
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 )

- 3367 days ago -
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.
Animals  (tags: wildlife, language, intelligence )

- 3385 days ago -
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 )

- 3398 days ago -
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 )

- 3551 days ago -
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 )

- 3563 days ago -
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 )

- 3878 days ago -
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 )

- 4090 days ago -
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 )

- 4091 days ago -
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 )

- 4118 days ago -
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 )

- 4240 days ago -
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 )

- 4283 days ago -
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 )

- 4313 days ago -
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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