“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring ― it was peace.” (Milan Kundera)
"A study published in Nature Communications suggests that a small bird known the Japanese great tit uses grammatical rules in its calls. Until now, only humans seemed to use syntax this way."