Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Goats Form Intense Connections with Humans, Too

Goats have surprisingly just been added to the very short list of animals that are known to communicate in very direct and complex ways with humans.  The other two animals, dogs and horses, are often raised as companions to humans, so the goat findings -- reported in the journal Royal Society Biology Letters -- mark the first time that an animal raised primarily for food has evolved such an intense and meaningful connection with our species.

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