Dog eyes evolve to appeal to humans

Do know a dog that uses its eyes to talk to you?

Well, researchers have found that dogs have evolved muscles around their eyes, which allow them to make expressions that particularly appeal to humans.

A small facial muscle allows dog eyes to mimic an “infant-like” expression which prompts a “nurturing response”.

The study says such “puppy eyes” helped domesticated dogs to bond with humans.

This allows dogs to create what the researchers call “expressive eyebrows” and to “create the illusion of human-like communication”.

This muscle movement allows dogs’ eyes to “appear larger, more infant-like and also resembles a movement humans produce when they are sad”.

Previous research has shown that dogs are more likely to use this “puppy eyes” expression when a human is looking at them – suggesting that it is a deliberate behaviour and intended for human consumption.

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Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

that’s cool never seen that before

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

These are very cute

not human
not human
1 year ago

Thats amazing I’ve got a dog and she does puppy eyes

Matthew
Matthew
1 year ago

That’s amazing I never knew dogs were so smart I have a dog I am trying to teach her to talk (it’s not working

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

awww its so cute

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

That sound cool and cute :D.

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

So cute🥰

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

aww cute

jaxon
jaxon
1 year ago

wow

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

i love that

cameron
cameron
1 year ago

cute

Oliver
Oliver
1 year ago

Awwww thats cute i wonder how that could happen

goo
goo
1 year ago

nice cute

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

I didin’t know they could do that

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

wow that is amazing!

Kaiah
Kaiah
11 months ago

Wow awesome

Anonymous
Anonymous
11 months ago

WOW! thats amazing

jonah
jonah
11 months ago

So cute!

Anonymous
Anonymous
10 months ago

cool

sammy
sammy
9 months ago

wow so cool !

Joni
Joni
2 months ago

dogs are cute

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