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A Failure Of Intelligence Testing, This Time With Chimpanzees
BARBARA J. KING: ‘In 1981, the evolutionary biologist Stephen Jay Gould’s book The Mismeasure of Man hit the presses… and ignited a ferocious discussion (and...
Dogs Recognize Themselves in Test Based on Smell, Not Sight
JAMES GORMAN: ‘Scientists use mirrors to find out if animals recognize themselves, to see if they have some sense of self. Chimpanzees do very well...
What It’s Like to Be a Dog
MARC BEKOFF: ‘A few months ago, I was asked to write an endorsement for Dr. Gregory Berns’ latest book, “What It’s Like to Be a...
Elephants living in fear: So terrified of poachers they travel at night
SOFIA LOTTO PERSIO: ‘Elephants in East Africa are adapting their behavior to survive the greatest threat to their existence: poachers. A study published in the...
Great apes abilities misunderstood in decades of research by human hubris
ZME SCIENCE: ‘Scientists are learning striking new features about nonhuman great apes on a yearly basis. Progress, however, is slow and some papers can actually...
Goodbye – and good riddance – to livestock farming
Why We Should Make Room for Debate about High-Tech Meat
Young elephants being captured in Zimbabwe for their sale to Chinese zoos
Why factory farming is not just cruel – but also a threat to all life on the planet