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15 February 2013

Dogs pick out faces of other dogs

Dogs pick out faces of other dogs, irrespective of breeds, among human and other domestic and wild animal faces and can group them into a category of their own.

 

Individuals from the same species get together for social life. These gatherings require recognition of similarities between individuals who belong to the same species and to a certain group. Research to date has shown that in some species, individuals recognise more easily, or are more attracted by images of, individuals belonging to their own species than those belonging to another species.

 
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