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Pigs Show Potential For ‘Remarkable’ Level Of Behavioral, Mental Flexibility In New Study by Frontiers

“It is no small feat for an animal to grasp the concept that the behavior they are performing is having an effect elsewhere. That pigs can do this to any degree should give us pause as to what else they are capable of learning and how such learning may impact them,” said lead author Dr. Candace Croney, a professor at Purdue University and director of the Purdue Center for Animal Welfare Science. Sarah T. Boysen, known for her work on chimpanzee cognition, co-authored the study.
https://phys.org/news/2021-02-pigs-potential-remarkable-behavioral-mental.html

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