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Why do adult dogs 'play'?
Contributor(s):: Bradshaw, J. W. S., Pullen, A. J., Rooney, N. J.
Among the Carnivora, play behaviour is usually made up of motor patterns characteristic of predatory, agonistic and courtship behaviour. Domestic dogs are unusual in that play is routinely performed by adults, both socially, with conspecifics and with humans, and also asocially, with objects....
Social mimetic behaviour and social anticipation in dogs: Preliminary results
Contributor(s):: Kubinyi, Eniko, Miklósi, Ádám, Topál, József, Csányi, Vilmos
Dietary habits and social interactions affect choice of feeding location by sheep
Contributor(s):: Scott, C. B., Provenza, F. D., Banner, R. E.
12 lambs that had been reared together were separated into 2 groups of 6 lambs; groups were conditioned to prefer sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) or wheat (Triticum aestivum) grains by feeding for 14 days. Lambs were conditioned to avoid the other grain by administering a mild dose of lithium chloride...