Lying through an animal lens

Terry Semple (
Tue, 27 Feb 1996 00:20:35 -0500 (EST)

I am not sure about dogs "lying" about pain ... but birds _will_
feign an injury o attract a predator away from their nest. This
behaviour increases the probability that the yyoung will reach
their age of reproduction.

Is this "lying"?

Terry Semple