An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language.
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The Emotional Life of Animals

The Emotional Life of Animals

Nov 26, 2019-- Any animal lover knows how intelligent our four-footed friends are, and how many emotions they share with us--especially the positive ones. And now scientific research tells us they have sensory and motor abilities that dwarf ours. Dogs are able to detect diseases such as cancer and diabetes and warn humans of impending heart attacks and strokes. Elephants, whales, hippopotamuses, giraffes, and alligators use low-frequency sounds to communicate over long distances, often miles. And bats, dolphins, whales, frogs, and various rodents use high-frequency sounds to find food, communicate with others, and navigate. Read on for empathy among elephants and chimpanzee waterfall dances. (3759 reads)


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