Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel

By | October 25, 2017
Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel Author Carl Safina
ISBN-10 1250094593
ISBN-13 9781250094599
Year 2016-07-12
Pages 496
Language English
Publisher Picador
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I wanted to know what they were experiencing and why to us they feel so compelling and so close This time I allowed myself to ask them the question that for a scientist was forbidden fruit Who are you Weaving decades of field observations with exciting new discoveries about the brain Carl Safina s landmark book offers an intimate view of animal behavior to challenge the fixed boundary between humans and nonhuman animals In Beyond Words readers travel to Amboseli National Park in the threatened landscape of Kenya and witness struggling elephant families work out how to survive poaching and drought then to Yellowstone National Park to observe wolves sort out the aftermath of one pack s personal tragedy and finally plunge into the astonishingly peaceful society of killer whales living in the crystalline waters of the Pacific Northwest Beyond Words brings forth powerful and illuminating insight into the unique personalities of animals through extraordinary stories of animal joy grief jealousy anger and love The similarity between human and nonhuman consciousness self awareness and empathy calls us to re evaluate how we interact with animals Wise passionate and eye opening at every turn Beyond Words is ultimately a graceful examination of humanity s place in the world

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