Sevillano, Veronica (2019) Our ambivalent stereotypes of sheep. Animal Sentience 25(35)
Lori Marino and Debra Merskin, Intelligence, complexity, and individuality in sheep
Marino & Merskin’s target article contrasts our ambivalent social ideas about sheep with the empirical evidence of their complex capacities, particularly cognitive ones. To extend our understanding of human-sheep relations, I discuss human social perception of animals and structural variables that predict our stereotypes.