Talking Dogs? Researchers Translate Dog Body Gestures
Researchers have conducted a study and come up with translations for some of our dogs' common gestures. Sure, the pooches aren't speaking English just yet, but this is pretty cool, too.
Chimps rescued from inhumane research facility now in danger of going back to the lab
On the day a research chimp named Jaybee was rescued from his stark laboratory cell, he was sitting on the ground inside a makeshift ring he’d assembled from leftover food biscuits. His rescuers instantly realized Jaybee had been trying to make a nest, a security ritual that chimpanzees in the wild perform daily. Alone in […]
Monkeys and the Taliban
The headline is appalling – Taliban training monkeys to fight? – but not shocking. Considering the value the regime places on the education, treatment, and very lives of women and girls, it’s no surprise they’d show similar lack of humanity to animals. As I watched the CNN clip, my hostility simmered and eventually brimmed over. […]