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Research Article

Man’s Underground Best Friend: Domestic Ferrets, Unlike the Wild Forms, Show Evidence of Dog-Like Social-Cognitive Skills

  • Anna Hernádi,

    Affiliations: Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, Department of Ethology, Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary

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  • Anna Kis mail,

    kisanna12@gmail.com

    Affiliations: Department of Ethology, Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary, HAS-ELTE Comparative Ethology Research Group, Budapest, Hungary

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  • Borbála Turcsán,

    Affiliation: Department of Ethology, Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary

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  • József Topál

    Affiliation: Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

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  • Published: August 15, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043267

About the Authors

Anna Hernádi, József Topál
Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
Anna Hernádi, Anna Kis, Borbála Turcsán
Department of Ethology, Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary
Anna Kis
HAS-ELTE Comparative Ethology Research Group, Budapest, Hungary

Corresponding Author

Email: kisanna12@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AH AK JT. Performed the experiments: AH AK BT. Analyzed the data: AH AK BT. Wrote the paper: AH AK BT JT.