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3:56 PM | February 19, 2013
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Anyone who's walked a dog and seen it spring to attention when another dogs rounds a corner—even though that animal is still a full block away—may have wondered how exactly dogs recognize each other. What makes a golden retriever perk up its ears and wag its tail at an approaching greyhound but not, say, a stroller? Why does it ever occur to a dachshund to play with a pit bull in the park? Why don't average-sized dogs chase toy breeds away as if they were squirrels? You might assume […]

Autier-Dérian D, Deputte BL, Chalvet-Monfray K, Coulon M & Mounier L (2013). Visual discrimination of species in dogs (Canis familiaris)., Animal cognition, PMID:

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