Most commuters won’t bat an eye at seeing an animal scurry off into the shadows of the subway. But in Moscow, some animals have left the shadows behind to join strap-hangers right on the train for their daily commute. Roughly two dozen ‘metro dogs’ navigate the Moscow subway system.
According to Dr. Andrei Poiarkov of the Moscow Ecology and Evolution Institute, who has been studying these animals for years, they know which trains to …
How Moscow's 'metro dogs' have learned to navigate the ? One subway dog, named Malchik, was monumentalized in Moscow after he was stabbed to death in the subway. Subway dogs also owe their navigational skills to their senses. While they don’t rely just
How Did Moscow’s Stray Dogs Learn To Navigate The Metro ? The regular goings on in Moscow’s metro – the opening and closing of stores, the peak hour rush and the system’s nightly shutdown – could be encouraging the dogs in their travels. The dogs
But not so for Moscow’s “metro dogs”. A number of strays have taken to riding the city’s underground railway – and remarkably, they seem to know where they’re going. Of …
The dogs are likely to associate these routine happenings with positive experiences, much like the excitement of a pet dog on hearing their owner’s car pull into the driveway after a day at work. Moscow’s metro dogs represent an extremely interesting example of the domestic dog’s ability to adapt to a world built for humans, by humans.
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