The Similarities of Species
Science is finding new similarities between humans and other
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The photo on the left was taken in Hindu temple where an abused neglected monkey was seen adopting
a stray puppy dog
Clever pigs show how they have learnt how to beat the food system in farms
around the UK. Interesting animal video from BBC show 'Clever Critters'.
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Interview Transcript: Frans de Waal:
Primates, the Evolution of Morals, Top-down and bottom up Morality -
According Animals Dignity -
Animal Intelligence Under-rated By
Humans, Researchers Say - Dec 2013
Scientists declare: nonhuman
animals are conscious - Oct 2013
Dogs Are People, Too - October
Scientists Proclaim Animal and
Human Consciousness the Same - Sept 2013
I Fell For An Ape - July 2013
The inner world of our animal cousins
- July 2013
Scientists on Animal
Consciousness - May 2013
The Cambridge Declaration on
Consciousness - January 2013
'Elephants are very human' - Daphne Sheldrick tells Chelsea Clinton
about what makes baby elephants so unique.
Scientists Finally Conclude
Nonhuman Animals Are Conscious Beings - August 2012
Animal Consciousness and Science Matter
- May 2012
Nobel Laureate: Mice and Men Not That
Different, After All - March 2009
Benz-Schwarzburg.pdf - Cognitive Relatives yet Moral Strangers?
Don't Blame Other Animals For
Animal Sentience and the Evolution of Emotion
Do Animals Have Feelings? (PDF File)
How Important are Animal Feelings?
Animal Dialogues: Uncommon Encounters in the Wild
Six 'uniquely' human traits now found in
animals - 2008
"They're Like Us", Elephant Researchers Say. From Kenya to Tennessee, Elephants With PTSD Symptoms Are Finding Some Peace
Essential Species Quiz
Stories That Prove Animals Have Souls
One Mealworm, Two Mealworms: More Evidence
Birds Can Count - Nov 2014
An Elephant Never Forgets - Here's
Why (VIDEO) - Nov 2014
Killer whales are so smart they can
learn to speak "dolphin" - Oct 2014
Chimps Outplay Humans in Brain Games -
What Are Animals Thinking (Hint: More Than
You Suspect) - August 2014
Scientists Translate Chimpanzee and Bonobo
Gestures That Resemble Human Language - July 2014
Are Trout Too Smart To Eat? And Other
Surprising Questions - June 2014
Elephants in the Mirror - Theory of
Mind - April 2014
Monkeys are Good at Math - April 2014
Goats are far more clever than previously
thought - April 2014
This Crow Is The Smartest Bird You've Ever
Seen - Feb 2014
The startling intelligence of the common chicken - report in Scientific
American - January 2014
How intelligent are goldfish, and do fish
have feelings? - January 2014
Are Chicks Brighter Than Babies? - October
Dolphins Use Names - October 2013
Do Animals Think and Feel? - October
Chickens: smarter than a four-year-old
- August 2013
A Dolphin Doesn't Forget - August
Primate Memory - August 2013
Birds and Humans Have Similar Brain Wiring -
cockatoo-cracks-lock-with-no-prior-training.html - July 2013
Study suggests chickens are smarter than
toddlers - June 2013
Pigeons Peck for Computerized Treat -
With Incentive, Monkeys Can Coordinate
to Solve Problems - April 2013
The Brains of the Animal Kingdom -
Capuchin monkeys show biases against
humans who deny help to others - March 2013
Parrots Barter With Nuts - March 2013
Dolphins call each other by name -
Chimpanzee Memory Study Suggests Apes'
Short-Term Recall Better Than Humans' - Feb 2013
Dogs understand human perspective -
Crows Infer Actions of Hidden People -
How Did Elephants Know? - September 2012
Gorillas worked together to dismantle
the poachers' trap that killed their friends
- July 2012
Dolphins May Be Math
- July 2012
Complex thinking goes beyond primates
- July 2012
Monkey See, Monkey Do. Monkey Read? -
May 1, 2012
Than Previously Thought - May 1, 2012
Orangutans go ape over iPad apps -
Hitchcockian crows gossip about mean
humans - July 2011
Pigeons are completely incapable of
forgetting a human face - July 2011
Elephants Show Cooperation in Test
- April 2011
Elephants are as smart as apes and dolphins
- March 2011
Sheep Are Brighter Than We Thought
- Feb 2011
Cookie Einstein: Dog Who is Good With
Numbers - Feb 2011
Chimpanzees Outsmart Hunters - Jan
Young crows learn to make tools in 'tool
school' - October 2010
Crows Using Cars to Crack Nuts - Sept
Clues to Human Thought Found in Worm's
Brain - Sept 2010
Smart Parrot Gets Smarter - August
Who Are You Calling a Dumb Animal? -
Orangutans Use Mime to Make
Their Point - August 2010
Cognition Paper Retracted - August 2010
Seven Animals Smarter than Humans - July
Are chimps cleverer than we are? - July 2010
discovers the 'Consciousness of Animals' - July 2010
The Smartest Domestic Animal In the World
- June 2010
Scientists learn red grouper operate as
underwater architects - March 2010
Elephants and their Shocking Math Abilities -
The Octopus: One of Earth's smartest - Dec 09
Canine Intellect - Dec 09
Boom! Hok! A Monkey Language Is Deciphered -
Lost Dog Gathers Clues to Find its Family -
Pigeons Not So Bird-Brained - August
- Chimps learn from Video Demo
Animal Intelligence and the Obsolescence
of Left Humanism - Steven Best
link: cnn - Dogs Smarter than Children - July 2009
Monkeys Sense Poor Grammar - July 2009
Crow Intelligence - June 2009
The Meanings of Chicken Clucks - June 2009
Primates Vary in Intelligence -
Man - May 2009
Baby Chicks Do Basic Arithmetic - April 2009
Baboons and Pigeons are Capable of
Higher-Cognition - Feb. 09
Scientists Find Both Mice and Men
Equally Adept At Assessing Risk - Feb. '09
Orphan Chimpanzee Cleverer Than Humans,
Study Finds - Feb. 2009
Otto the octopus wreaks havoc - November 2008
Can Animals Escape the Present? -
Bees Count to Four, in French - October 2008
Elephants master basic mathematics
- August 2008
Magpies are no bird-brains, mirror test shows
- August 2008
When Fish Talk, Scientists Listen - July 2008
Capuchins and Appreciate Symbols
- June 2008
How Smart Is the Octopus?
- June 2008
Study: Rats Weight Cost and Benefit - June
Apes Plan for the Future - June 2008
Ape Genius reveals depth of animal intelligence -
Pigeon Intelligence - March 2008
Japan parrot beats humans in solving chain
puzzle - March 2008
Schoolboy explodes goldfish memory myth - Feb
Genius Chimp Outsmarts Tube - Feb 08
Beat the Chimp - Jan 08
Picture-sorting dogs show human-like thought
- Dec 07
Variations in a cockroach's learning ability
- September 2007
Talking With The Animals. Science May Be
Leading the Way - August 2007
Crayfish Are Not Stupid - July 2007
Chickens are more evolved than previously believed -
Orang-utans solve nutty problem - July 2007
The Scheming Minds of Crows - June 2007
Monkeys can calculate statistics - June
Rats Capable Of Reflecting On Mental Processes -
Crows are no bird-brains, Japanese study finds
- May 2007
Pet fish knows his name - April 2007
Chickens Are Intelligent, Gentle Vivacious
Individuals - April 2007
Rats Think Like Humans - March
Pigeon Decisions - December
Lab Chimp Speaks Own Language - January 2003
Chicken Smarts - They are smarter than we
Manatee Brains 2
What Your Pet Is Thinking - Research
into animal intelligence, October 2006.
Dolphins: brighter than we thought
Who's That Pretty Pachyderm? Mirror's
test self awareness. October 2006.
Animal Intelligence -- June 2006. Animal
intelligence resists definition.
Self Awareness -- May 2006. Self Awareness: Who's That Stunner?
Orangutan Lessons -- April 2006.
The discovery of a group of privileged primates teaching each other
sophisticated behaviour hints at the way human intellect has evolved.
Smart hummingbirds -- 2006.
Hummingbirds show surprising brainpower.
Cow Leadership -- Jan. 2006. Cows Choose Leaders
Based on Intelligence, Confidence, and Experience.
Prairie dog language - 2004.
Language of Prairie Dogs Has Words for Humans.
Animal Language -- Excerpt from Animals in Translation.
Do Animals Talk to Each Other the Way People Do?
Animals' Selves -- Do Animals Have Selves?
Bird chirps -- June 2005. Bird's Warning Chirps Reveal Surprising Smarts.
Sheep Intell --
2005. Ewe would be amazed: sheep solve problems, by Devai.
Smart dogs --
Why your dog is smarter than a wolf.
Alex says "None"
No Birdbrain, Parrot Grasps Concept of Zero.
Warbling Whales -- 2006. Warbling Whales Speak a Language All Their Own.
Brain -- 2005.
OF MICE & MAN, & A BIG DILEMMA, By Janes Langton.
-- Study: Rats have head for language.
Three types of mammals shown to have such language skills.
Pining Bull -- Bull finds way to dead owner's grave.
Animal Intelligence -- Sheep might be dumb ... but they're not stupid. Studies show that farmyard animals have a range of emotions and a sharp intelligence,
Speciesism Sucks -- At least we'll think so when
"Intelligent Beings from Alpha Centauri have
-- July 2005. Study: Chickens can anticipate the future and demonstrate
self-control, a new study finds, something previously only attributed to
Inside Animals Heads
-- Getting inside animals' heads.
How Elephants Show Empathy
- Feb 2014
Social experience drives empathetic,
pro-social behavior in rats
- Jan 2014
Disabled Whale Missing Two
Fins Cared for by Family
- November 2013
Primate Morals: Where They
- May 2013
Meerkat Predator-Scanning Behavior
- February 2013
Monkey brain area keeps
count of kindnesses
- January 2013
Milk of Human Kindness
Also Found in Bonobos
- January 2013
The Mouse That Saved a Life
A Mother's Love - Dog Saves Her
- November 2012
Study shows lab rats would
rather free a friend than eat chocolate
- September 2012
Pig Rescues Baby Goat from Drowning
- September 2012
Rare neurons discovered in monkey
- June 2012
Humpback Whales Protect a
Gray Whale from Killer Whales
- May 2012
A Horse Named Champ Rescues A
- April 2012
An Elk Saves a Marmot
- March 2012
- Jan 2012
Rats exhibit empathy
Dog Rescues Kittens Sealed in Meow
Mix Bag/Run Over by Cars
Chimpanzees Clear Some Doubt
After Generosity Is Questioned
- March 2011
Chickens are capable of feeling
empathy, scientists believe
- March 2011
Chimps Mourn Death of Children
http://www.youtube. com/watch? v=9Y9BmOBhTy8
- Animal Empathy
Grief of the penguins: Scores of birds bowed in
mourning after the deaths of their chicks
- Jan 2011
Dolphins Save Man from Shark
- Oct 2010
Why Bonobos Don't Kill Each Other
- July 2010
Cat Helping Mate
- April 2010
Cow Saves Deer
- December 2009
Photo Showing Chimps Grieving
- November 2009
- Animals can tell right from wrongAnimal Justice
- January 2009
- November 2008
- October 2008
Dog protected abandoned newborn, doctors say
- August 2008
Dolphin rescues stranded whales:
- March 2008
Dog in Street, Showing Emotions
- January 2008
Jumbos mourn black rhino killed by
- November 2007
A World of Eloquence in an Upturned Palm
Altruistic Rats: Two Studies Show Reciprocal Cooperation
- July 2007
Altruistic Chimps act for the benefit of
- June 2007
Otters holding hands
Leopard Saves a Baby Baboon
- March 2007
Gee Whizz a Hero
dog rescues dog
The Animal Roots of Human Morality
Elephants show compassion in face of death.
Dog Saves Newborn
-- Jan. 2006. Husky saves
newborn from drowning.
Monkey - puppy
-- Jan. 2006.
No monkey business this.
-- Scientists at the University
of Sheffield in the UK have demonstrated altruism in ants.
-- A tortoise adopts a hippo.
Do Calves Cry?
-- The House Dog's Grave, by
Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962)
Refrigerator Duck -
Evidence Reveals Sharks Are Pretty Much The
Opposite Of What We Saw In 'Jaws' - Oct 2014
Lonely parrots live less - May 2014
Crows Are Jokers - April 2014
This Spider Makes Fake Spiders. But
Why? - January 2014
Cats & Farm Animals - Not So Different After
All - January 2014
Four Animals Who Mourn Their Death -
Wolfish-Social-Skills - Dec 2013
Neuroscientists Show That Monkeys Can
Decide to Call out or Keep Silent - Sept 2013
Chimpanzees Have Five Universal
Personality Dimensions - June 2013
Magpies Make Decisions Faster When Humans Look
at Them - June 2013
Personality Is the Result of Nurture,
Not Nature, Suggests Study On Birds - June 2013
With exposure to babies, rodent dads'
brains, like moms', become wired for nurture - June 2013
Signs of culture in monkeys and whales
- May 2013
Longer Days Bring "Winter Blues"
for Rats, Not Humans - May 2013
'When in Rome': Monkeys Found to
Conform to Social Norms - May 2013
Monkeys Are Adept at Picking Up Social
Cues, Research Shows - April 2013
Fish Win Fights on Strength of
Personality - April 2013
Dolphin Funeral Videos - March 2013
Mother Bear Kills Cub and Self to Escape
Life of Bile "Milking" - 3/2013
A Roundup of Recent Discoveries in Animal Behavior
Research - Feb 2013
Whales Welcome a Deformed Dolphin
into Their Pod - January 2013
Stricken dolphin asks Hawaii diver for help -
Spider Sculpts Fake Spider - December
Rats Get Placebo Effect - November 2012
Mites Remember Enemies, Fight Back -
Dog Sits By Grave for Six Years - September
Mother gorillas use a type of "baby talk" when
communicating with infants - June 2012
Wild Elephants Gather to Mourn Death of Human
- May 2012
Why Cockroaches Need Their Friends -
Crafty Crayfish? Are crayfish capable of deception?
- April 2012
Humpback Whale Puts On Show For Men Who Saved
Her (VIDEO) - July 2011
Baboon Study Shows Benefits for Nice Guys,
Who Finish 2nd - July 2011
Gorilla Reunion - April 2011
Mice Love to Sing - and Sing to Love - Mar 2011
Eight Animals That Saved People's Lives -
Gorilla Walks Like Human, Upright on Two Hind
Legs - Jan 2011
Pigs have psychological issues from earthquake
- Nov 2010
The Mongoose Shows It Has Traditions - June
Moscow Dogs Commuting - September 2009
- Mother bird uses body as dam
Chimp Mother and Baby - April 2009
Blurring the lines between human and chimp - April 2009
Chimps Trade Meat for Sex -- And It Works -
Smart Animal Videos - March 2009
Clever-little-piggy-high-hopes-real-life-Babe - March 2009
Orang-utan Catches Rope and Swims to Save Her
Baby - March 2009
Monkey Kills Cruel Owner with Coconut Thrown
from Tree - March 2009
Monkeys Retaliate - December 2008
Choking toddler saved by babysitter's
parrot - November 2008
Dog hailed as a hero after saving kittens from
fire - October 2008
Interstate closed to let bear retrieve
dead cub - October 2008
Scarlett, the cat that saved kittens from 1996
Brooklyn fire, dies - 2008
Monkeys Experience the Joy of Giving -
A mother's grief: Heartbroken gorilla cradles her
dead baby - August 2008
Male Turtle Pays Tribute to His Slain
Partner - August 2008
Duck Walks the Extra Mile - June 2008
Kerala monkey doubles up as a shepherd -
Birds Can Tell If You Are Watching Them -
Listening to Elephants. Breaking the Human /
Nonhuman Divide - May 2008
Thailand tree apes use song as warning - Jan 08
The octopus who loves his Mr Potato Head
- Jan 08
Sharing a Joke: Empathy Among Apes - Dec
Animals Do the Cleverest Things - Dec 07
Fish Personalities - 2 - November 2007
Go Ahead, Rationalize. Monkeys Do It, Too - November 2007
Elephants can sniff out human friends from
foe - November 2007
Monkey Seen Weeping At Girl's Death In India -
Iran Alarmed by Mass Dolphin Suicide - October
Tusker elopes with circus elephant - August
How Chimps Avoid Temptation - August 2007
Flamingo Pride - June 2007
Evolution of Animal Personalities -
Doggie See, Doggie Do - April 2007
Emily, Tyke, and animal escapes
A Kiss to Forget a Fight
Fishy Cooperation - December 2006.
Describes the discovery of coordinated hunting between groupers (Plectropomus pessuliferus) and giant moray eels (Gymnothorax javanicus)
in the Red Sea.
Triumph and Despair Alter Fishes' Future
Did Humans Invent Right and Wrong?
Or is morality a part of our inheritance from our primate ancestors?
Birds and Bees May Be Gay: Museum Exhibition
- October 2006
Farm animals bonds -- Family bonds within farm animals.
Farm Social Groupings -- Social Groupings within farm animals.
Parrot Behavior -- 2006. Parrot's
behavior mirrors human mental disorders.
Elephant Revenge -- March 2006. Study says
elephants might seek revenge.
Chimps Cooperate -- March 2006. Chimps Display a Hallmark of Human Behavior: Cooperation. Ant School -- Jan. 2006.
Ants Are First Non-Humans to Teach, Study Says.
Monkey luv -- Nov. 2005. Primates Are People, Too.
Monkeys Pay -- Jan. 2005. Monkeys Pay to See Female Monkey Bottoms.
Birds Naming -- Oct. 2005. Birds refer to other
birds with specific bird names.
Mouse Songs -- Nov. 2005. Male mice sing songs of love.
Can Animals Attain Membership Within a Human Social/Moral Group?
by Eli Kanon. Honor Among Beasts
Altruism, empathy & fair play are not only human traits. By Lemonick.
Dolphin Culture--'Sponging' Dolphins May Be Sharing Culture,
By Rob Stein.
-- A day in the life and in the lab of Frans de Waal.
Gorillas hold 'wake' for group's leader. Last respects similar to human behavior.
-- July 2005. Monkeys Reflect a Degree of Empathy.
Chimp Culture --
Aug. 2005. Chimpanzee culture 'confirmed' by Helen Briggs.
Whale Culture -- Whales show an ability to learn and teach.
Animal Laughter -- It seems that animals like to laugh, too.
Wild Justice.pdf-- Wild Justice & Fair Play,
Cooperation, Forgiveness, Morality in Animals, by Bekoff
A Dog's Life
-- from the Renaissance on, art and literature seem to have
been way ahead of science in granting animals - or at any rate, mammals - some
acceptance of sentience.
Grizzly bears can use tools, study shows
- August 2014
Fish Can Multitask: Scientific Review
- June 2014
Honeybees Can Recognize Individual
Human Faces - Dec 2013
Dung Beetles Use Milky Way as GPS -
Elephant speaking words in Korean
- November 2012
Is this squirrel the next Picasso? -
Fish Uses Tool - August 2012
Bird Recognition and Remembering
- July 2012
Black bears show counting skills on computers
- June 2012
Bird Nest Engineering - April 2012
Brown bear exfoliates using rock as a tool
- March 2012
Subway Riding Pigeons Think Flying Is For
The Birds - Nov 2011
Two-legged Pig Learns to Walk - Oct
Wild chimps outwit human hunters - Sept
Monkeys use trees to catapult themselves out
of Japanese laboratory - 7/10
Nut? The Squirrel Outwits to Survive - 7/10
Chimp-made Movie - January 2010
- links to videos
Chimps use cleavers and anvils as tools to chop
food - Dec 09
Aussie scientists find coconut-carrying
octopus - Dec 09
Monkeys Recognize Their Pals in Photos
- November 2009
Birds Can "Read" Human Gaze - April 2009
Gorillas Know Sign Language from Birth
- March 2009
Dog Typist - July 2008
Psyche! Fire Ants Play Dead - April 2008
Dog skateboards - Mar 08
Some Birds Can Communicate About Behavior of
Predators - Jan 08
Scientists Decode Dogspeak with Computer
Software - Jan 08
Dogs Have Ability to Think About What Humans
Think About - November 2007
Migrating Birds Can See the Earth's Magnetic
Field - September 2007
Oscar the Cat Predicts Patients' Deaths -
When I See an Elephant ... Paint? - June
Orangutans Play Video Games - April 2007
Monkeys Learn Stone Skills from Each Other -
We're Not Unique, Just at one end of the
Birds plan ahead, study shows
The Chimpanzee Stone Age
Raven Nation: Avian Superstar both Athlete &
Gibbon Communication - with songs
Chimps develop green cross code for highways -
Manatees: brains over beauty - Sept 2006.
Shared Ancestor to Humans - 2006.
Possible linchpin to evolution of language.
N'kisi -- Feb. 2006. Parrot's Oratory Stuns Scientists.
Singing mates -- 2006. Some animals are
better musicians than first thought.
Fish Tricks -- Jan. 2006. Goldfish Can Learn
Monkey dont see -- Dec. 2005.
Children Learn by Monkey See, Monkey Do. Chimps Don't.
Squid Moms -- Dec. 2005. Scientists' Discovery in the Deep Casts Squid Mothers in a Brighter Light.
Gorillas Use Tools -- Sept 2005. Wild gorillas seen using tools for first time.
Gorillas Tools -- Oct 2005.
Crows Make Tools -- More studies show that the
line that separates man and animal is fuzzy.
Incredible sight of the elephant
that cried: Raju was held in chains - July 2014
The Emotional Lives of Crayfish: Stress
and Anxiety - June 2014
Psychology Today: Fish are
Sentient and Emotional Beings and Clearly Feel Pain - June 2014
A mother's sorrow: Macaque monkey
- May 2014
Do lobsters and other
invertebrates feel pain? New research. - March 2014
Africa's last polar bear mourns partner's
death - Feb 2014
Do Crustaceans Feel Pain? - August
Psychiatry Tries to Aid
Traumatized Chimps in Captivity - April 2013
Why Mice Like Massages - February
Lobsters may need painkillers, too -
Painful Feelings In Crabs -
Midlife Crisis in Chimps and
Orangutans - November 2012
Video - Cow Cries All Night Over Loss of Her Calf
- Then They Reunite - August 2012
Gorilla Joy Without a Doubt - August
Grief Of a Dolphin Mother and Noise Mitigation
by Whales: Troubled Waters - July 2012
An Elephant mourns a fallen
friend - April 2012
Equine Therapy: Learning Empathy
from Horses - April 2012
Angry Cows Kill Dairy Farmers -
Do Swans Mourn? - April 2012
Pilot Whale Commits Suicide in
Taiji - January 2012
Two Elephants Reunited After 20 Years
- August 2011
Eagle Love Story: Injured mates Reunited at
Rehab Center - July 2011
depressed-lion-reunited-with-longtime-partner/ - July 2011
Mother Bear Killed Her Baby and Committed
Suicide - July 2011
Do Animals Have Emotions? - July 2011
Does a Calf Cry? - July 2011
A Mother's Revenge: Elephant Kills 17 and Eats
Human Flesh - 2/11
Animals Said to Have Spiritual Experiences
- Dec 2010
Psychological Stress and Welfare in Fish - June 2010
Science Shows Animals Have Distinct
Personalities - June 2010
Do Animals Think and Feel? - November 2009
Boiling Mad: Crabs Feel Pain - March 2009
Studies Show Dogs Have Sense of
Fairness, Jealousy - Dec 08
True feeling from the heart of the beast -
Rats Laugh When You Tickle Them -
Alex's legacy is to listen to animals -
A good home environment boosts birds' morale -
Commentary: Do Elephants Cry? - April 2007
Dolphin 'dying of broken heart' after keeper
is stabbed to death - April 2007
Scientist Finds the Beginnings of Morality in Primate Behavior
- March 2007
Is It Unscientific to Say that an Animal is Happy?
Brainy Whales Get Emotional -
Animal Seem to Have an Inherent Sense of Justice -
They Think, They Feel Pain
Pet Pleasure Study -- July 2006.
Mice Show Empathy -- June 2006.
Mice show empathy for fellow rodents.
Mouse Empathy -- July 2006.
When Animals Grieve -- March 2006. Pets go through an emotional process
much like ours when facing loss.
Lobster's pain -- 2006. New Scientific Study
Shows That Lobster's Feel Pain.
Goldfish Memory -- Jan 2006. Goldfish have
memory of pain, and employ pain avoidance techniques.
Whale Rescue Changes Rescuer - December 2005
-- 2005. 1st Veterinary textbook on mental health for
All Beings Feel --
2005. All beings that feel pain deserve rights, by R. Ryder.
-- August 2005.
Dolphins Are "People" Say Scientists -
Scientists say dolphins should be
treated as 'non-human persons' - Jan 2010
The Case for the Personhood of Gorillas
Rights for Gorillas! Oh, and Humans - April
Should apes have human rights? - March 2007
Yes, Elephants commit suicide Peter Singer --
Philosophy Under Fire: The Peter Singer
By Dr. Steven Best.
Intelligence Of Dolphins Cited in Fight Against Hunt
- Nov. 2006.
Primate Essays -- March 2006. A
collection of entertaining primate essays.
-- Sept 2005. Reply to a Self-Proclaimed Speciesist, by Joan Dunayer.
by J.Dunayer -- Review
of novel: Speciesism by Joan Dunayer.
Small Claim -- A (Small) CLAIM FOR SPECIESISM by Chris Borthwick.
Spec vs Rights
The Origin of Speciesism
LaFollette and Niall
Shanks. Speciesism vs. Inalienable Rights.
Animal Equality by Joan Dunayer.
From Speciesism to
Equality -- by Joan Dunayer.
Other Animals -- Man and Other Animals, by
Jeremy Rifkin, Aug. 2003.
Novel: Drawing the Line: Science and
the Case for Animal Rights by Steven M. Wise. Bekoff Nystrom.pdf --
The Other Side of
Silence: Rachel Carson's Views on Animals by Marc Bekoff & Jan Nystrom.
Fish Can Remember for 5 Months - Jan 2010
Time in the Animal Mind - April 2007
-- History from a wolf's perspective? or a cow's? A new breed of thinkers looks beyond
Fossil Ida: extraordinary find is 'missing link'
in human evolution - July 2009
Neural Mechanisms Of Empathy - January 2009
Human-chimp Gene Study Upsets Long-held View
- April 2007
Chimps 'more evolved' than humans - April
Unraveling Where Chimp and Human Brains
Human Ancestors -- May '06. Humans May Have Interbred With Chimpanzees.
Human-Chimp Split -- May 2006. Two Splits Between Human and Chimp Lines Suggested. Chimp DNA --
Sept. 2005. Scientists Complete Genetic Map of the Chimpanzee,
Differences From Human DNA Pinpointed, by Rick Weiss.
Chimps in our tree May 2003. Chimps Belong on Human Branch of Family Tree, Study Says.
Looking for Personality in Animals, of All
People, by Carl Zimmer.
Turkeys - Who Are They? - Nov 2014
Depressed Fish Could Help in Search
for New Drug Treatments - Aug 2013
Animals Have Consciousness - October 2012
Homolog of Mammalian Neocortex Found
in Bird Brain - October 2012
No difference between human and
insect - Sept 2010
Preserving Humanity - August 2010
Insect Consciousness - January 2010
What We Share With Animals -
Just Different - video, August 2009
Defending Rats - August 2009
No Difference Between a Human and Insect
- Gandhi. July 2009.
Crane Found With Arrow In It Survives,
Thrives - April 2009
Monkey Gets Seat on Airplane - January 2009
One World, Many Minds - Dec 08
A Highly Evolved Propensity for Deceit - Dec
Simple Brain Mechanisms Explain Arbitrary
Human Visual Decisions - 11/2008
Dogs Find Human Yawns Contagious - July 2008
Baby birds babble like humans before singing:
study - May 2008
Mirror Mirror - Evidence against vivisection
- October 2006
Whales Outsmart -- March 2006. How whales outsmart fishing fleets.
Animals = Thyself
-- 2005. Know the animals, know yourself, by B. Heinrich.
Chimps Like Us
-- 2005 Interview with Jane Goodall.
The Lowest Form of Life
by Jackie Alan Giuliano, Ph.D.
-- Evidence suggests that to be truly human
is to be partly wolf.
Can You Tell? -- Rodent & human characteristics. Can you tell the difference?
Minds -- by Frans de Waal. DO YOU think of animals and
humans as "them" and "us"?
-- How Much Like Us Need They Be?
Anthropocentrism -- definitions.
-- Photos of animals getting along with other species and the related stories if
An elephant crackup?
link to animation "I