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How Should We Talk About Animal Emotions?

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Do you ever feel like your dog is jealous? Or angry? Or how about resentful?

Earlier this summer a study was released that said dogs showed traits of jealousy. This created an outcry from people who said that was true and others who thought it was just humans trying to push their own characteristics on to animals.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Vicki Croke, animal reporter for WBUR's The Wild Life about the science behind animals sharing emotions with humans.

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This segment aired on September 9, 2014.

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