Animal Wise: The Thoughts and Emotions of our Fellow by Virginia Morell

By Virginia Morell

do you know that ants train, earthworms make judgements, rats like to be tickled, and chimps mourn? That a few canines have 1000-word vocabularies and that birds instruction songs of their sleep? That crows improvise instruments and moths bear in mind residing as caterpillars? Animal clever takes the reader on a thrilling, eye-opening trip into the hearts and minds of animals, from ants to chimpanzees, canines to dolphins -- through archerfish, elephants and wolves. A prolific contributor to nationwide Geographic between different courses, Morell exhibits that individuality, self-awareness and feeling are way more common within the animal state -- and one of the medical neighborhood -- than many think. Combining clinical rigour and storytelling verve, Animal clever brings the realm of nature brilliantly to lifestyles in a nuanced, relocating and unique appreciation of the human-animal bond.

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