Consciousness is a preference for the habitual voyeur of what is known as (wildlife)
I thought this was interesting. Not that I haven't always believed that other animals had some kind of consciousness: it's just good to see general scientific acceptance of what was previously just a matter of belief.
No doubt vegetarians will be massively encouraged, though I doubt their numbers will be greatly swelled by the news. If it helps to reduce the ills of industrial slaughterhouses and battery farming it will be a start, though I doubt it will have much impact there either.
But I couldn't help thinking of this: