Animal Communication: What Does "Woof" Mean?

From the vast oceans to the foot of the bed, animals can be found at every corner of the world. The variety of animal life is just as diverse and, at times, puzzling as the many ways they attempt to communicate with humans and each other. Dogs yawn when they're tired and stressed, cats spray a skunk-like musk when petrified, and crows have regional dialects. As humans continue building relationships with animals, we're discovering ways in which these fantastic creatures communicate with people and each other.

Do animals experience complex emotions like love and sadness? How does domestication play a role in communication in the animal kingdom? What about communication among different species? Check out this playlist to explore these concepts and more.

Written by Curiosity Staff February 25, 2014

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