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Bears can mimic complex facial expressions to communicate.

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Research has discovered that bears can mimic each others’ facial expressions, indicating sophisticated communication is widespread across the animal kingdom.

Period21 Mar 2019 → 6 Apr 2019

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TitleFacial mimicry in Sun Bears – a bare necessity after all?
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletThe Boar
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date6/04/19
DescriptionAre Sun Bears smarter than your average bear?
URLhttps://theboar.org/2019/04/facial-mimicry-sun-bears/
PersonsMarina Davila Ross, Derry James Taylor
TitleSurprise! Sun bears, like dogs And humans, mimic each other's faces
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletGizmodo
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date4/04/19
DescriptionThe sun bear is the first non-primate, non-domesticated animal found to mimic the facial expressions of its playmates.
URLhttps://www.gizmodo.com.au/2019/04/surprise-sun-bears-like-dogs-and-humans-mimic-each-others-faces/
PersonsMarina Davila Ross, Derry James Taylor
TitleWatch these bears mimic each other's facial expressions
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletVice
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date27/03/19
DescriptionBears mimic each other’s faces while they play
URLhttps://www.vice.com/en_au/article/nexgnb/watch-these-bears-mimic-each-others-facial-expressions
PersonsMarina Davila Ross, Derry James Taylor
TitleAdorable pictures show how bears ‘copy’ facial expressions when they want to play
Degree of recognitionLocal
Media name/outletThe News
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date22/03/19
DescriptionNew research shows that sun bears – the world’s smallest species in the bear family – use facial expressions to show when they want to play with one another.

URLhttps://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/adorable-pictures-show-how-bears-copy-facial-expressions-when-they-want-to-play-1-8861539
PersonsMarina Davila Ross, Derry James Taylor
TitleSun bears mimic facial expressions just like people
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletNew York Post
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date22/03/19
DescriptionSun bears possess an unexpected social skill: the ability to mimic another bear’s facial expressions in a subtle type of communication.
URLhttps://nypost.com/2019/03/22/sun-bears-mimic-facial-expressions-just-like-people/
PersonsMarina Davila Ross, Derry James Taylor
TitleLittle sun bear's facial mimicry reveals complex social skills
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletReuters
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date21/03/19
DescriptionSun bears have the ability to mimic another bear’s facial expressions in a subtle type of communication.
URLhttps://uk.reuters.com/article/us-science-bears/little-sun-bears-facial-mimicry-reveals-complex-social-skills-idUKKCN1R22DA
PersonsMarina Davila Ross, Derry James Taylor
TitleBears can mimic complex facial expressions to communicate.
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletThe Telegraph
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date21/03/19
DescriptionResearch has discovered that bears can mimic each others’ facial expressions, indicating sophisticated communication is widespread across the animal kingdom.
URLhttps://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2019/03/21/bears-can-mimic-complex-facial-expressions-communicate-scientists/
PersonsMarina Davila Ross, Derry James Taylor
TitleBears communicate by mimicking each other's facial expressions
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletDaily Mail
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date21/03/19
DescriptionBears can exactly mimic another bear's facial expressions, casting doubt on humans and other primates being the only mammals able to express their emotions.
URLhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-6834775/Bears-communicate-mimicking-facial-expressions-like-humans-reveals-new-research.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ito=1490&ns_campaign=1490
PersonsMarina Davila Ross, Derry James Taylor
TitleStudy of bears' communication casts doubt on human supremacy over animals
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletIndependent
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date21/03/19
DescriptionMammals mimic facial expressions in a way previously thought to be unique to people and great apes
URLhttps://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/bears-communication-cats-doubts-facial-expressions-portsmouth-university-a8833561.html
PersonsMarina Davila Ross, Derry James Taylor
TitleBears observed imitating facial expressions for first time, researchers say
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletAol
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date21/03/19
DescriptionThe world’s smallest bears can copy one another’s facial expressions with precision as a means of communication, researchers suggest.
URLhttps://www.aol.co.uk/news/2019/03/21/bears-observed-imitating-facial-expressions-for-first-time-rese/?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYW9sLmNvLnVrLw&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAG2TLhMvOboHrpChpwtKJg5rkg3KGj03lVRJcw0CclvGhOv87-b0SqCnqHU_Cyn313jL7gZTWgnljH6PZD5vf2KbK9GFtEs-S-Q4H1dYgA84gkAR_KDL8LXNowVhZb3saZz6v2r9eJDrHv4iPyHavAEOa2qvlyAqS-eUixTh9Qjc
PersonsMarina Davila Ross, Derry James Taylor

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