Question of the Week Podcast

Question of the Week episode

Mon, 18th Jan 2010

Do pets look like their owners?

Dog (c) Chris Barber @ Flikr

We find out if the old adage is true - do pets really look similar to their owners? Or is it just that we only tend to remember those that do look similar? Plus, we ask why pigeons like settling on oil tankers...

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  • Do people look like their pets?

    Its often said that people resemble their pets or vice versa; is this a phenomenon that's been studied? Do people choose pets that resemble them, or is this a matter of us noticing when people do resemble their pets and forgetting when they don't...?



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