Do animals feel emotions? Are they sentient? Do they have personalities?
Delve into the fascinating world of biology, read about real scientific research and find out the answers to these questions and more in our animal biology pages.
Do Animals Feel Emotions?
What are emotions is a hard question. So hard in fact that scientists can’t agree on an answer. The short answer though is, yes, animals do feel emotions. You only need to look at a dog wagging its tail to see that, but it is backed up with research too. Read more.
Are animals sentient?
Are animals sentient? Can they feel pain? Do they experience the world in the same we do? It’s a fascinating topic. Come and explore the science with us. Read more.
How does climate change impact animals?
What is climate change? What’s causing it? and how is impacting animals? Join us to find out what science has to say. Read more.
Can animals change their sex?
Is sex always determined by genetics and fixed from birth in animals? It’s an interesting question with perhaps a surprising answer – No! On this page, we explore animals whose sex changes with environmental conditions during development and animals that change sex throughout their lifetime. Read more.
Do fireworks harm animals?
Fireworks displays are a big part of celebrations around the world. They light the sky with bright, mesmerising colours, fill our ears with their characteristic bangs and bring happiness to many people. But is the temporary joy worth the impact they have on animals, the environment and people with PTSD and other health problems? Many would say no. Read more.
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