CROSS species contagion.
Yawns can spread across a room
full of people like wildfire as soon
as someone starts the chain,
however researchers now think
that yawns can also spread
between dogs and humans.
Researchers from the University of
Portugal tested the theory by
playing the sound of yawns to 29
Results found that nearly 50% of
dogs yawned in response to the
noise, and were five times more
likely to yawn if it was the noise
of their owner yawning.
“These results suggest that
dogs have the capacity to
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