is the name of our Labrador Dog the moment he sees me embracing my wife, jumps in between us and expects me to show the love for him.
THE EMOTIONAL LIVES OF ANIMALS - BY AN ANIMAL SCIENTIST -MARC BEKOFF WHO IS A PROFESSOR IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO IN BOULDER.
HE SAYS …
Common sense and intuition also feed into and support science sense and the obvious conclusion is that mammals, at the very least, experience rich and deep emotional lives, feeling passions from pure and contagious joy during play, to deep grief and pain.
Recent data also shows that birds and fish are sentient and experience pain and suffering. Prestigious scientific journals regularly publish essays on joy in rats, grief in elephants and empathy in mice.
WHALES, there’s also a story about a humpback whale who, after being untangled from a net in which she was caught, swam up to each of the rescuers and winked at them before swimming off. The rescuers all agreed that she was expressing gratitude.
THIS MAY BE DUE TO :
Grief is a very personal experience and depends on how the loss is perceived. Some animals (and humans) appear unaffected, others adjust and gradually come to terms with their loss, while others still tend to struggle and find it harder to cope.
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