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Crows take a look in the mirror

One question in an animal cognition is whether animals other than humans have the ability to recognise themselves. A classic way of testing this, established in 1970 by Gordon Gallup, is the `mirror test'.

September 20, 2011 — Felicity Muth

Snakes on a Muppethugging Plane! (Monday Pets)

This past weekend, I was searching around the interwebz looking for something interesting to write about for Monday Pets. Lately, Monday Pets has been somewhat cat- and dog-heavy, so I was looking for something a bit different.

May 17, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman