Horses are able to recognise human emotions

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Horses are able to discriminate between happy and angry human facial expressions, according to research.

In an experiment using photographs of male human faces, scientists from the University of Sussex showed that domestic horses “responded negatively” to angry expressions.

The scientists say domestication may have enabled horses to adapt to and interpret human behaviour.

The findings are published in the journal Biology Letters.

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Source Credits: Victoria Gill in BBC

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