Latest Animal intelligence Stories
A recently published study by the Wildlife Conservation Society and others reveals that humpback whales on both sides of the southern Indian Ocean are singing different tunes, unusual since humpbacks in the same ocean basin usually all sing very similar songs.
Researchers at University of Otago in New Zealand have found that pigeons are able to learn abstract rules about numbers, an ability that until now had been demonstrated only in primates.
New research examining how endangered Indonesian orangutans – considered a close relative to humans -- survive during times of extreme food scarcity might help scientists better understand eating disorders and obesity in humans.
Whales have long been known to communicate through sound patterns, songs and calls. However there remains much mystery as to what these sounds mean and if whales have distinct dialects.
Culture is not a trait that is unique to humans.
According to a new study, happier orangutans are more likely to live longer.
Parrots and Corvids frequently astonish researchers investigating animal intelligence, in particular when it comes to solving technical problems.
When African Grey parrots talk, do they mimic sounds or consciously understand their speech?
Lukas, the Worldâ€™s Smartest Horse (according to the World Records Academy) and Guinness World Record Holder, will participate in an experiment designed to determine his level of self-awareness.
In the thick of whale season, researchers from Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shed new light on the wintering grounds of the humpback whale.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.