By Carl Safina
Beyond phrases is a landmark e-book that demanding situations the boundary among people and nonhumans. Weaving jointly updated clinical discoveries into awareness with intimate remark of free-living animals, from herds of elephant in Kenya to a wolf pack in Yellowstone nationwide Park and colleges of killer whales within the Pacific, Carl Safina takes the reader into their lives and minds. In figuring out that animals imagine, mourn, and feature precise personalities (as good as having certain roles inside their social constructions) in addition to the means for notion, self-awareness and emotional connection Carl Safina demonstrates how people – with their neighbors, households, occupation plans – are just like different animals that stay in based teams, from elephants and nice apes to dolphins. past phrases re-evaluates our dating to the opposite species round us. Animals are at once laid low with human pressures, and in encountering (and listening) to the minds of different animals Carl Safina hears what animals desire people to understand approximately our shared life.
Read or Download Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel PDF
Best zoology books
This ebook is meant as a systematic source for cannabinoid researchers undertaking animal and human experiments, and in the event you have an interest in studying approximately destiny instructions in cannabinoid study. also, this booklet will be of price to investigators at present operating outdoor the sphere of cannabinoid study who've an curiosity in studying approximately those compounds and their peculiar cannabinoid signalling.
A wide selection of species, together with humans, indicates a remarkably trustworthy habit trend, often called spontaneous alternation habit (SAB), that has intrigued researchers for over seven many years. notwithstanding the main points may well range looking on species and environment, SAB basically includes first picking one member of a couple of choices after which the opposite, with out directions or incen tives to take action.
Targeting the physiological and behavioral elements that let a species to stay in a harsh seasonal surroundings, this booklet areas the social biology of marmots in an environmental context. It attracts at the result of a 40-year empirical examine of the inhabitants biology of the yellow-bellied marmot close to the Rocky Mountain organic Laboratory within the higher East River Valley in Colorado, united states.
First released greater than a century in the past, The Biography of a Grizzly recounts the lifetime of a fictitious undergo named Wahb who lived and died within the higher Yellowstone sector. This re-creation combines Ernest Thompson Seton’s vintage story and unique illustrations with old and medical context for Wahb’s tale, supplying an intensive realizing of the surroundings, cultural connections, biology, and ecology of Seton’s best-known publication.
- Anorexia (Vitamins and Hormones)
- The Secret Life of Clams: The Mysteries and Magic of Our Favorite Shellfish
- Biochemistry of Characterised Neurons
- The Complete Guide to Finding the Mammals of Australia
Extra resources for Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel