Dogs catch human yawns

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Joly-Mascheroni, Ramiro M; Senju, Atsushi; Shepherd, Alex J;
(2008)

This study is the first to demonstrate that human yawns are possibly contagious to domestic dogs (Canis familiaris). Twenty-nine dogs observed a human yawning or making control mouth movements. Twenty-one dogs yawned when they observed a human yawning, but control mouth... View more
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