Interspecies, intergenus, interfamily, inter-order, and even interclass eavesdropping has been demonstrated as mandatory with a wide variety of organisms, especially of alarm calls.
Old time native scounts were way ahead of the scientific curve in their awareness of the environment and animal behavior.
Elephants have been observed righting overturned tortoises in the wild, so iInterspecies, intergenus, interfamily, inter-order, and even interclass communication and cooperation is common!
It is common for pets to wait for their so-called owners to come home, and sometimes show distress if the owner is in an accident, and/or about the time of the owners death, even if the owner is elsewhere.
Animals often communicate with humans and will ask for help or will help humans or even in the wild adopt animals of another species.
Many animals in the wild are getting over-weight eating human food.
So-called wild animals often learn about the conveniences of human comforts and adapt to human resources, such as letting a traffic light warm their eggs or building nests in street signs that are three dimensional.
Birds often cause problems for air travel if they are too close to planes or runways and get sucked into their jet engines, and they may envy human air travel or be very interested in it.
Some birds, and other animals, tend to seem to want to listen to music of humans, or will try to form a relationship with humans who they seem to enjoy.
Wild animals sometimes do not seem to fear humans and seem to want to join into the activities of humans that they might think are fun or convenient.
Animals may expect humans to understand them, and even a small bird may refuse to allow certain persons or animals into their territory.
Animals can be prejudiced about even unusual things, such as the colors, or sounds of certain cars.
Animals may think diapers, or rags are left on clothes lines for them to make nests with, especially in the wood shed, or that the pet food on the porch is meant for them.
Animals like to live in storm drains during dry season and they may nest there.
Animals may not understand security systems and be the intruder that you might think is someone else.
Some animals understand many words, or speak many words, and even know the traffic patterns in some regions.
Often wild animals raised on a regular diet of human food or pet food grow to be about twice the size of animals similar to them not raised on humans food.
Animals tend to live longer cooperating with humans than they do without human cooperation in the wild.
Migration is often the cause of death for animals due to exhaustion.
Fighting over a mate is often NOT the cause of death for animals. Rather it is just for display and a means to move another animal into a less desirable territory.
Other animals that share the resources of humans tend to live longer than animals that risk migration and less stable food supplies or environmental hazards.
Almost all female animals can harm others when they feel their offspring is at risk and will risk their own lives to save the lives of their offspring, and spring is a time to be especially careful.
Animals may almost always be communicating with other animals and humans, but we haven't learned to understand their means of communicating, but we tend to expect animals to understand our means of communication and standards. <
Animals may bring food, attempt to feed (bird will make vomiting movements) those, including humans, that they consider part of their family or those they love.
Animals, or pets, evens in the wild (elephants are and example) can get drunk or intoxicated, when food ferments in their stomachs.
Animals can become commuters and go to parks, universities, and recreation areas to get feed by humans during the day, and then commute to the suburbs near a human make lake, to wet lands or more natural habitat to feed, rest or play during evening hours.
So-called wild animals have been found sleeping with campers on their heads or under their chins. They do this mostly to keep warm.
Bears have been known to walk by campers at night without disturbing humans.
So-called pet raccoons have wanted to drive the family car and like to ride on the steering wheel.
Many animals like to have a bath or travel if they have been introduced into that activity in a nice way, and can even become angry if they are not included in that activity. Many so-called pets do not like to be left alone in the day or during vacation and should have something similar to a god parent or regular person or pets to keep them company. Sometimes they become physically ill if they are left alone or if their activities change or if they are with those that make them unhappy.
Parrots will try to get the stereo player to play their favorite music when humans are not noticing and birds often have favorite human songs, or locations they visit if they know there is music playing, especially at certain times, and may incorporate human songs into their own songs.
Raccoons are able to open a valve and get water, juice or even wine out of a cellar.
Pets have sometimes gone over a hundred miles on their own to reunite with their owners, even when they have never been to the location of their owner before.
Missing pets can be an indication that an earthquake is about to happen or that a large predator has come into a region, or that a very angry person is in a region and this should be reported to law enforcement IMMEDIATELY (ESPECIALLY DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS DURING DRY WEATHER) because soon others, especially children, may also be harmed.
Some pets actually have many so-called owners that they consider pets that they visit on a regular basic for food, comfort, or to comfort. They may also comfort other species.
Some pets decide to leave their owners if their owners are unkind, or event decide to get adopted by another owner or just travel with another human or animal, and another animal may help another animal to escape from a cruel owner.
The family cat may attempt to have sex with a pony tail made of human hair.
Pets have been known to decide to use human toilets without being taught or may decide to use any bowl to go to the bathroom.
Pets have been known to seem to have telepathic communication, such as seeming to know when someone is going to leave on holiday, or to have some life changing event happen to them.
Animals have great difficulty not getting blinded in vehicle headlights or getting out off the way of moving vehicles.
A horse will usually lead a person to their home.
Communication and cooperation between species, or interspecies, is common and we shouldn't be surprised or prejudiced about it.
Animals archive information and even seem to respond to information archived by humans, including broadcast media, such as television shows. This is demonstrated by their going to the restroom during the commercials, and responding to the shows by crying or making happy sounds when humans might do the same thing without having humans present to give them clues about what would be a normal human response to the events shown on the television.
So-called wild Dolphin 66 seems to like to ask humans for food, and there is debate about this and his behavior. Animals may often signal humans or other animals for food or attention and this is especially common in areas where there are many tourists, such as in reefs in the ocean.
So-called wild animals, including seagulls, will try to engage persons in play, or try to imitate play they see humans do with their pets, especially at the beach and especially with balls.
Animals will sometimes be annoying to get food from humans and may even bite, spray, or fly above and try to soil humans.
Some so-called wild, but actually very socialized animals, regularly eat meals with humans, and seem to enjoy their company.
Animals tend to try to attend places where humans seem to be having fun and seem to recognize human emotions.
Some marine wild-life are regularly fed by humans, especially in the tropics and seem to signal to get food and/or attention, and some seem to want to be pet.
Some animals seem to sing along or hum with human music or sounds.
Animals have favorite friends, things and places.
Animals can thing their mother is something, or someone, other than their biological mother, and this is known as imprinting, which is the act of something familiar that seems to act as a mother being considered a mother figure, and can seems strange when an animal seems to think something such as orange socks are a mother, because the mother figure in their life wore orange socks.
Animals tend to operate is a territory, and are often found in the same territory or region.
Animal instincts can be difficult to understand, and tend to involve mating rituals, protection of the young, nest building, and even the use of tools, and migration patterns. They may involve special sensory skills and/or psychic abilities.
Abused animals often leave their abuser, and this may seem instinctual.
Animals may repeat behaviors that they were comfortable when they seem to be missing, which can include seeking out friends, similar food, mates, good times.
Animals may leave an area before earthquakes, bad weather, gas leaks, other hazards.
Animals may have a regular routine they follow or travel every day.
Animals may have several so-called owners they keep company with or eat with.
Missing pets can often be founds at schools, or playgrounds, or other places children or other friendly or lonely people can be found, such as the beach, often having fun and willing to share food.
Pets that leave their owners often do so when a change has happened in their environment or if they no longer are getting what they are used to, often attention, food, status, or they man need a companion animal.
Animals are smarter than most think. They also tend to care deeply about how they feel both physically and emotionally. They are far from insensitive, especially physically. Therefore, great care needs to be taken about their feelings, and this is why it is best to get an animal used to going to their care giver before that is needs so they do not fear the ride or the caregiver, such as a Veterinarian, groomer, stable or house keeper. Some pets have been known to be used to traveling with the family, or family unit, and to get enraged when isolated and left behind and one male cat would open all the kitchen doors and put the pots in the middle of the kitchen when left behind. Animals often enjoy being acknowledged for their insights and intelligence and may even enjoy playing games or tricks on their so-called owners. Once a parrot got out and then was found from a missing pet hotline in Berkeley, California flew into a cage that the left for him and laughed all the way home in the car to Davis, California about 200 miles, and had never laughed for such a long time before. Pets may go to lower ground or hide under the house when sick, but climb when they are happy, mating, or raising their young. They may favor a closet when about to give birth and it may be best to put a box with bedding in a closet and allow them to sleep in there because they tend to want peace and privacy before giving birth. Almost any pet may consider leaving if unhappy or if their status has been changed or lowers, especially if they are receiving less attention or a reduced quality of food. They also can wish to have more grooming, and to NOT have any toxic flea collar, so non-toxic pest repellant is recommended. Colonial insects are 2% of species, but control most ecosystems, best sites and resources; by weight they are the majority of all insects.
Animals have emotions and feelings.