Do horses know if we're angry?
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Horses are able to read human facial expressions, researchers say

Horses are able to discriminate between happy and angry human facial expressions, according to research.

In an experiment using photographs of male human faces, scientists from the University of Sussex showed that domestic horses "responded negatively" to angry expressions.

The findings are published in the journal Biology Letters.

Victoria Gill reports.

  • 10 Feb 2016
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