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Study Reveals Distinct Facial Expressions by Horses

Horse owners know that the creatures are very social by nature. Their emotions may also be written on their faces, just as they are with humans. British researchers studied video images of horses and report in the journal PLoS ONE that equines make at least 17 “action units,” or facial expressions. The muscles in the human face allow us to make some 27 facial expressions, reflecting such feelings as anger, jealousy and amusement.   Chimps, in comparison, make 13 different...

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