Journal Of Animal Cognition, Laurie Brooks, Kippy discussed on Animal Radio

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Huge and still growing problem for air transportation, which causes threats to the health and safety of flight crews and their passengers. And researchers have published a new study in the journal animal cognition. It translates for us some of our dogs most common gestures. In fact, 19 gestures and all, the body language for what they describe the pet me gesture is actually a lot of different gestures made by a dog, such as when they roll over in front of you or press their nose against you. If they are licking you, or if they lift their paw and put their paw on you or even gently bite your arm. Those are all please, pet me, body gestures, your body language. There are a few gestures that dogs have for saying feed me, including using their snout or nose and head to move your hand to their body. I always thought that was pet me, but apparently I'm wrong. Holding a paw in the air while sitting is another thing, or standing on their hind legs, also will tell you, or they're trying to tell you, feed me. Now here's a few other indicators that it might be time for you to bring out some toys or play with me, gestures. Those would be briefly touching you with one paw, repeatedly, kind of like how a child taps you to get your attention, or wiggling their body beneath a person or an object. That's their play with me, body language. And we can't forget the jumping up and down in the same location. Laurie, get a problem with this because to me, these are like glaringly obvious dog. This is something I think it has to be published in a journal. It's like, if you've had a dog and they punch you with their foot, they want something. Well, check out the journal of animal cognition, doctor Debbie. That's where you will find it. Research dollars at their best. Yes. I'm sorry. I'm Laurie Brooks. Get more breaking animal news anytime at animal radio dot com. This has been an animal radio news update. Get more at animal radio dot com. Hello, this is Jane Goodall on animal radio. And I'd just like everybody to realize that each day you live, you make some difference on the planet and you can choose what kind of difference you're going to make and hopefully every day will try to make the world a little bit better for people for animals and for the environment. You're listening to animal radio if you missed any part of today's show, visit us at animal radio dot com or download the animal radio app for iPhone and Android. Do you have her? Yes, I did. Oh, this is so cool, ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce to you summer rain oaks, the amazing model and her chicken. What is your chicken's name? My chicken's name is kippy. Kippy. I love it. So kipi is probably hanging around your shoulders. Where is kippy right now? Well, I'm in my soundproof booth, so she's outside the soundproof booth. But usually you're together, right? Yeah, for the most part, I mean, I've been fostering kipi for about a year, but the good news is, is that I've recently raised enough funds in order to build her a proper coupe, which is really nice. Well, now most people have dogs or cats as pets. Accidentally fell into a situation where this is just your best friend. Yeah, it didn't start off that way. I mean, really the story on how I got kip in the first place was because I'm part of this community garden and there was a bird caught in one of the inhumane rat traps that was set out by one of the gardeners. And I brought it up to the rehabilitation center here in New York called the wild bird fund. And when I was up there, this little chicken just came and jumped on my lap, very friendly chicken. And that was what became known as kipchak, which is Dutch for little chicken, but she's no longer a little chicken anymore. So I just call her kipi for short. And yeah, you know, I was raised with chickens growing up, but I never had one really fully imprint on me and kippy was described to me as more of a people's chicken than a chicken's chicken. And I think she must have been printed on somebody else. So I ended up fostering her when she was about three or four weeks old and we've kind of been together ever since. She's a little over a year now. About a year and a half. Someone is showing me a picture right now of you on the subway with the chicken. What do people usually how do they react when they see you traveling around with a chicken? I think most people in the city are so disconnected from farm life that it is such a surprise alive had a lot of people say, oh, you've just made my day. Or oftentimes I'm traveling with kippy, and then you'll hear, oh my God, that was a chicken. Like in the back as you're kind of walking away. And it is. It's such a surprise and delight for people. Some folks have raised chickens when they were younger, and they have mixed reviews. Some of them had a bad run in with very territorial roosters or they wouldn't their chickens were a little bit more aloof and you wouldn't be able to pick them up, kibbe is not like that at all. I wouldn't say that she's cuddly, but she definitely likes to be pet and she likes to be around people and I think she considers people her flock. This new coupe that I have are in, there are some hens that are there, but I call them enemies. They're not like quite her friends. They're not quite her enemies. They're kind of somewhere in between. But she kind of just like stays on the periphery and yeah, and she's in and out of the coop now. Last night, it was so hot. It's like a 100° here in New York. And she slept in my house. You know, because it's air conditioned air conditioned. So it's good for her. You know what? I just put something together. Last week we had Julie baker, the chicken dress maker on the air. Yeah, her website was called pampered paper. Paper your poultry. And she made chicken diapers too. Chicken Tutu is all kinds of things. I'm thinking that if Julie is smart, she would get a model to help her promote her line of chicken clothing. Do you have any.

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