Decoding Canine Warnings: The Complex Language of Dog Growls

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Hosts Patricia Wu, Jessica Reyes, and guest Dr. Janina Maschke discuss a groundbreaking study on canine communication, uncovering insights into how our furry friends use growls.

Strategic Growling

Researchers uncover that dogs may bluff with their growls, using them as a tactic to intimidate without intending to harm.

Alteration of Sound

The study reveals dogs can change the tone of their growls to seem more daunting, depending on the perceived threat size.

Broader Implications

The discussion touches on the possibility of other animals employing similar strategies, highlighting the need for further research in animal communication and behavior.

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