In this anniversary post, instead of going more in-depth into one specific case, I decided to show you some examples of what animals can learn – how flexible animal learning (and cognition) can be.Read more
Rats in action 2 / Szczury w akcji 2
After a handful of attempts (for video of the first trials see here) my rats figured out how to open my LEGO puzzle boxes. It […]Read more
Did you know that rats’ tails feel nice?
Many people are creeped out by rats’ tails. They think that they are grose and hairless. The former may be a matter of taste, but […]Read more
Did you know that rats show empathic behaviour?
Imagine that you are walking along a lake. Suddenly you notice someone in the water, calling for help. What do you do? The answer may […]Read more
Rats in action / Szczury w akcji
This time something different. I decided to test my rats on puzzle box solving abilities. Together with my daughters we made puzzle “boxes” from Lego […]Read more
Did you know that rats can learn to play hide-and-seek?
Many pets like to play, not only when they are young. But have you ever played hide-and-seek with one? And I’m not talking about only […]Read more
Did you know that rats have personalities?
It’s evening. My pet rats are waking up. Well, one of them is. Tokyo has left the sleeping place and scanned the cage for new […]Read more