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Animals Behaving Badly: Boozing Bees, Cheating Chimps, Dogs with Guns, and Other Beastly True Talesby Linda Lombardi
Synopses & Reviews
There's a lot that animals don't want you to know, and the better their public image, the worse their secrets are: gang-rapist dolphins; lazy, infanticidal lions; and, of course, our own dogs, who eat our money, set our houses on fire, and in more than one case, actually shoot their owners with guns.
Animals Behaving Badly shows that animals are just like us: gluttonous, selfish, violent, lustful, and always looking out for number one. Using anecdotes from the news and from scientific research, Linda Lombardi pokes fun at our softhearted preconceptions about animals, makes us feel a little better about humanity's basest impulses, and painlessly teaches us a bit more about our furry and feathered friends.
About the Author
Linda Lombardi has worked as a keeper of small mammals, reptiles, and amphibians and for three years wrote a column about pets and animals for the Associated Press. Her work has appeared in publications including The Bark and Smithsonian Zoogoer, the magazine of the National Zoo, and she's the author of the mystery The Sloth's Eye. Visit her website at www.lindalombardi.com.
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