The Water Bowl: Monkeys that Can Copy-Edit; Plus, a Rabbit Who Likes Soap Operas!
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Researchers have discovered that cotton-top tamarin monkeys are able to spot if the order of syllables in a word is “wrong.” They say the study illustrates how many animals use language patterns that are similar to that of humans.–BBC
A rabbit in China apparently likes her South Korean soap operas a little too much: She’ll attack if you try to change the channel.–KJRH.com
PETA wants to use Michael Jackson’s first solo hit, “Ben,” which was about a pet rat, to help lab rats. The group has written the Jackson family asking for rights to the song.–L.A. Unleashed
Meet Mack, the service dog that helps 16-year-old Kelsey Swan, who suffers from a connective tissue disorder, perform daily tasks.–Boston.com
New York police credit a K-9 dog named Thunder with discovering a 23-year-old man in North Long Beach who is suspected of slashing another man in the face. He was found hiding in a shed after fleeing the scene.–Newsday