Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Equine Innovative Behavior--Social Reasons 1

As per our last posting, Dr. Konstanz Krueger and her equine behaviour team at Nürtingen-Geislingen University are studying equine innovative behavior--in other words a horse exhibiting unusual behavior indicating higher level processing.  Their preliminary examination of submitted examples show that horses exhibit innovative behavior over food, escape, social reasons, and maintenance.  Here is an excellent example that I found of horses sharing food.

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