Free-Ranging Dogs Are Capable of Utilizing Complex Human Pointing Cues

  title={Free-Ranging Dogs Are Capable of Utilizing Complex Human Pointing Cues},
  author={Debottam Bhattacharjee and S. Mandal and Piuli Shit and Mebin George Varghese and Aayushi Vishnoi and Anindita Bhadra},
  journal={Frontiers in Psychology},
Dogs are one of the most common species to be found as pets and have been subjects of human curiosity, leading to extensive research on their socialization with humans. One of the dominant themes in dog cognition pertains to their capacity for understanding and responding to human referential gestures. The remarkable sociocognitive skills of pet dogs, while interacting with humans, is quite well established. However, studies regarding the free-ranging subpopulations are greatly lacking. The… 

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