Female Bengalese finches have lifelong preference for their father’s song to other birds’

IMAGE: Fig 3. Results of the preference test (vocal behavior). (a, d) Population mean of the frequency proportion plotted against age of testing (the number of individuals of each sex at each… view more  Credit: Fujii et al, PLOS ONE 2021 (CC-BY 4.0, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Daddies’ girls? Female Bengalese finches prefer their father’s song to that of […]

Dogs are sensitive to their owners’ choice despite their own preference

Inspired by work on infants, researchers at the Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) investigated whether dogs’ behaviors are guided by human displays of preference or by the animals’ own choices. Credit: Bence Járdány Inspired by work on infants, researchers at the Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE ) investigated whether dogs’ behaviors are guided by human displays of […]