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Recent research have shown that dogs (Canis familiaris) possess a number of social cognitive abilities and communicate with humans in unique ways. Several research suggest that dogs do not only use the overt features of humans (e.g., pointing, gaze) to find a hidden food in an object choice task,...

Author(s)
Takaoka, A.
Publisher
Japanese Society for Animal Psychology, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Animal Psychology, 2009, 59, 1, pp 15-23
Abstract

Dogs have shared a common environment and similar selective pressures with humans through the time of domestication. About 60 years ago, Lorenz (1949) proposed that in many ways dogs are possibly more human-like than any other animals, including nonhuman primates. Only recently, however, scientific ...

Author(s)
Jitsumori, M.
Publisher
Japanese Society for Animal Psychology, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Animal Psychology, 2009, 59, 1, pp 37-45
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Many laboratory rodents emit ultrasonic vocalizations. The purpose of this review is to highlight the types and functions of ultrasonic vocalizations emitted by laboratory rats and mice. Rats emit 3 types of ultrasonic vocalizations, depending on the animal's age, its environmental conditions, and...

Author(s)
Portfors, C. V.
Publisher
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, 2007, 46, 1, pp 28-34
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Whilst studies on cetaceans have focused on a few populations of just a few species, various complex behaviours and social structures that support the notion that cetaceans should be regarded as intelligent animals have been revealed. The evidence to support this is reviewed here and is best...

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Simmonds, M. P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2006, 100, 1/2, pp 103-116
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Research in comparative social cognition addresses how challenges of social living have formed the cognitive structures that control behaviours involved in communication, social learning and social understanding. In contrast to the traditional psychological approach, recent investigations take both ...

Author(s)
Miklósi, Á.; Topál, J.; Csányi, V.
Publisher
Academic Press, London, UK
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2004, 67, 6, pp 995-1004
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The red patch located on the propodus of Cherax quadricarinatus males is a sexually dimorphic structure. This patch presents an enigma because it is soft and uncalcified, consisting of a thin red to whitish-orange membrane. It presents an impairment of the fighting capability of the males, which,...

Author(s)
Karplus, I.; Sagi, A.; Khalaila, I.; Barki, A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Zoology, 2003, 259, 4, pp 375-379
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Chemical signals involved in intersexual and intrasexual interactions related to reproduction in elephants and their effects on behaviour are reviewed. The elephant social system is briefly described.

Author(s)
Rasmussen, L. E. L.; Schulte, B. A.
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 1998, 53, 1/4, pp 19-34
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Inglis, I. R.; Shepherd, D. S.
Publisher
Chapman and Hall, London, UK
Citation
Managing the behaviour of animals., 1990, pp 72-122
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Nicol, C. J.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1995, 44, 2/4, pp 79-98
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Hart, B. L.
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Food Animal Practice, 1987, 3, 2, pp 463-475

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