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January 14, 2016 - Issue 1128


First-Ever Discovery of Contagious Yawning in Birds

bird yawning

January 14, 2016

Contagious yawning is considered to be a sign of the capacity for empathy. It was once only witnessed among humans, chimps, dogs and rats, but now researchers have discovered that birds, too, experience contagious yawning.

Responsible Dog Steps into Puppy Squabble

Responsible Dog Steps into Puppy Squabble

January 14, 2016

When the pups start rabble-rousing on the couch, somebody has to be the heavy ...