science
Scientists Crack the Code of the Antarctic Penguin’s Mysterious Undersea Calls

When Gentoo penguins swim into the open ocean to hunt for food, they often produce weird buzzing sounds that marine biologists assume is a form of communication. By strapping cameras to the backs of these aquatic birds, scientists have finally figured out the purpose of these odd vocalisations. Read More >>

animals
Horses Can Use Symbols to Communicate Their Desires

By using a message board with three icons, scientists have shown that horses can use symbolic language to convey their preferences. They now join an elite group of animals that exhibit communications once thought exclusive to humans. Others in the group include primates, dolphins, and pigeons. Read More >>