Clinical zoanthropy or lycanthropy is a type of psychosis in which people believe they have become animals. Cases date back to antiquity. Several modern cases are presented.
Tsars, Kaisers and Caesars had a couple of things in common. Stalin continued those trends.
“Enter the Animal: Cross-species perspectives on grief and spirituality” argues nonhumans clearly feel loss and have spiritual experiences and it’s arrogant to think they don’t.
Dog-tired of phrases that abuse animals? Changing the language we use can help us all be happy as clams.
Dogs get along well with people because long ago we only befriended those able to accept being close to us. Our new dog is showing us why we had wanted them to share our lives.
If I want to surprise people about cognitive abilities in the animal kingdom, I tell them about the counting chicken.
“Underdogs” is the first book to explore the plight of millions of dogs and cats and the ways social class, race and culture shape human-animal interactions in low-income settings.
A new book reminds us of the importance of considering the social, ecological, and cognitive capacities of chimpanzees along with cultural perspectives in conservation protocols.
Russian evolutionary biologist and anarchist Peter Kropotkin was not satisfied with his evolutionary theory for mutual aid: so he turned to Scottish economist Adam Smith.
How do you ask a wolf if it is self-aware? In a new study, grey wolves pass the Sniff Test for Self-Recognition, demonstrating their awareness of “self” and “other.”