Media & Press

Most recent first:

Goats can distinguish emotions from each other's calls


Goats can perceive each other’s emotions from their voices

Goats reveal their feelings with the sound of distinctive bleats

Step one for befriending a goat: Smile

Goats drawn to happy human faces

Goats know what their friends sound like

These goats stare at men—when they want help

Cow researchers find meanings behind moos


A 3-Step Guide To Knowing If Your Goat Is Happy


How Can You Tell If Your Goat Is Happy? Now We Know!

BioMed Central - Goats, the boffins of the farmyard


Modern Farmer -  Goats Smarts: No longer the Barnyard Idiots

SpiegelZiegen errinnern sich an komplizierte Tricks

Goats: far more clever than previously thought, with excellent memory 


QMULMale fallow deer are sensitive to changes in the groans that rivals make during mating season

PHYSORG - Fight or flight? Vocal cues help deer decide during mating season 

The AgeSize matters in the naming game


Huffington PostBaby Name And Gender: Do Parents Unconsciously Pick 'Big' And 'Small' Sounding Name?


The TelegraphBoys' names designed to 'sound larger'


Daily MailParents' choice of name for their child influenced by evolution: Male names much more likely to contain 'larger' vowels to sound more masculine


The IndependentParents influenced by evolutionary tendency when naming children


BBC NewsHappy goats: How animal rehab works


Discovery ChannelGoats Can Recover From Neglect


Animal Mosaic - Does prior neglect affect the mood of goats?


Science World ReportSanctuary: Animals Find a New Life in a New Home


Independent.ieMother Goats 'Know Kids' Voice' After a Year Apart


Sydney Morning HeraldGoats Remember Kids' Voices After 12 Months


Huffington PostMother Goats Remember Kids' Bleats Even After Long Separation, Study Shows


InkfishGoat Moms Recognize Their Kids Saying "Ma!"


New York TimesMother Goats Can recognize Kids Bleats After Separation


BBC1 Countryfile, March 2012; Goat cognition and welfare 


Science DailyGoat Kids Can Develop Accents

New ScientistYoung goats can develop distinct accents

Pour La Science (in French) - L'accent des chèvres

Corriere Della Sera (in Italian) - Anche le capre hanno un loro accento 

National Geographic Brazil (in Portuguese) - Cabras podem desenvolver sotaques, revela pesquisa

Scientific AmericanUpbleat Finding: Kids Start to Sound Alike over Time

New Dairy Goat JournalResearch Shows Goats Recognize Voice Calls

SciencelineAre you my mother?

BBC Earth NewsGoats recognise their kids' voices

El Mundo (in Spanish) - Female deer confirm bigger is not always better when choosing a mate 

Science DailyMore fallow deer female mate choice 

BBC1 Countryfile Autumn Special (October) 2010 

The GuardianWomen with high-pitched voices go nuts over men with deep voices

Dradio.deBei Damhirschen altert auch die Stimme mit

RedOrbitHonest Deer Every Year

Fallow deer become hoarse in the hunt for a mate (with movie link)

CountrylifeDeer become hoarse in the hunt for a mate

Hirsche: Heiser durch Partnersuche

Disease clues passed from mothers to offspring (BBSRC funded)

BBC AutumnwatchListen to an audio interview with scientist Alan McElligott who studies fallow deer

National GeographicDeep-Voiced Male Deer Get the Doe

Daily TelegraphFemales prefer 'a low a deep groan'

Science DailyHonest Lovers? Fallow Buck Groans Reveal Their Status And Size During The Rut

Science DailyMother Deer Cannot Recognize The Calls Of Their Own Offspring But Sheep And Reindeer Can