animal behaviour

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Dogs mouth-lick to communicate with angry humans

Animal behaviour researchers in the UK and Brazil have found that dogs lick their mouths as a response to angry human faces, according to a new study. Scientists examined the behaviour of dogs in response to emotionally significant images and sounds, and found that mouth licking in domestic dogs...

A tortoise (almost) never forgets!

Research undertaken by the School of Life Sciences shows that the red-footed tortoise is able remember the location of their favourite food sources along with the biggest stashes of food for at least 18 months! These findings were published this month in the Royal Society journal, Biology Letters.  When animals are making...

Life Sciences at Lincoln ranked number 1 in NSS

Life Sciences at Lincoln has ranked number one in the latest National Student Survey! Our third year students have rated us number one in the UK for Biochemistry, Bioveterinary Science and Animal Behaviour & Welfare, and Zoology in the National Student Survey. The National Student Survey is completed by final year...