Sheep and humans have more in common when it comes to sharing stress, study finds

February 9th, 2023

ABC Online, Other, 08/02/2023, David Claughton and Laura Williams
Whether it be a long day in the office or having a haircut in the shearing sheds, a new study has found that sheep and humans have more in common than we thought when it comes to leaning on one another after a big day. A recent study from the CSIRO in Armidale found stressful experiences are key to bonding when it comes to sheep, with individual sheep flocking towards other sheep who were there when they were exposed to stress.

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