You should be happy when you meet a hoofed friend. Especially if that friend is a goat.
Because, it turns out, goats can read human moods and are more drawn to people who look happy.
According to a new study recently published in the journal Open Science, goats prefer “positive human emotional facial expressions.” That’s smiling faces, to you and me.
Researchers set goats free to explore a closed-off test area with two black and white photos of a human face – one smiling and one angry – posted at goat eye level.
The researchers found that that the goats preferred to approach the photo of the smiling face. Read more…
Source: Mashable | Goats like it best when you smile, new research shows