June 7, 2016
If You’re Happy, a Horse Will Probably Know It
A study shows that horses understand human expressions.
Your best friend can probably tell when you’re in a bad mood. Your dog usually knows when you feel like playing ball. Now scientists say that horses can recognize human emotions too. Researchers at the University of Sussex in England published an article earlier this year about a study they ran. It found that horses can tell when a person is happy or angry based on reading facial expressions (looks on people’s faces that show their feelings). The only other animals known to have this ability are dogs...