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secret life of dogs

Post by PawPrint » Thu Feb 16, 2012 11:01 am

This is really interesting. If you have a spare 50 minutes defiantly give it a watch! :D

BBC horizon- secret life of dogs.


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Post by Nino » Thu Feb 16, 2012 11:43 am

thanks :)
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Post by TerriHolt » Thu Feb 16, 2012 12:21 pm

this is great! and it proves that i'm not crazy like people think just because i say dogs can talk :lol:
had to skip the fox bit because to me, that is horrible, the cage size etc.... watched it before and i couldn't watch it all...
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Post by Nino » Thu Feb 16, 2012 1:24 pm

Just watched.. again it turns out - I had already seen it.. But hey, I love these kind of shows so that's okay :P
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Post by skyedream » Thu Feb 16, 2012 2:22 pm

That's fascinating! I've always wondered how so much variety can come from the grey wolf. I can't believe it started out as a nice side-effect of humans breeding for lack of aggression!
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Post by Tatzel » Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:45 pm

Wow that was an amazing documentary, thanks for sharing!

I found the breeding program of the foxes most remarkable, also the insight of wolf puppies being raised in the house (they seemed so destructive!) and the fact that tame-ness lies within the genes, and the way they were raised.

I love that scientists take dogs and the study of dogs more seriously now, they've been disregarded at 'just some pets' for too long imho, also in regards to their intelligence.
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Post by PawPrint » Mon Mar 05, 2012 11:31 pm

Documentaries like these have inspired me to take the Behaviour and welfare module at University! :D
Dogs intelligence has been seriously underestimated by science. Infact so have loads of other animals!

Again, if anyone has a few hours to spare, and hasn't already seen the BBC's super smart animals documentary, definitely give it a watch! (looks at lots of animals not just dogs.)




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Post by TerriHolt » Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:18 am

oh i watched those...! that monkey is a genius and has a memory that goes way beyond what most humans can comprehend... animals just need more people to watch things like this to dissolve the notion that they are "just" animals and a mindless pet.
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Post by PawPrint » Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:34 am

I know!! I couldn't even see the numbers within that space of time, and the chimp could remember all the numbers on screen perfectly.

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Post by amittammu » Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:43 am

This is really amazing, I am going to see all these tonight. Thanks for posting.

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Post by Ciaobella » Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:56 am

Thanks for posting! Ill definitely have to watch :)
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Post by Lynwae » Tue Mar 06, 2012 10:16 am

Thanks for sharing, I've been able to see this documentary last night, and it was really interesting :)

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