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This was a thought-provoking book about the emotional lives of animals and how much we take for granted by trying to assume that only humans can feel emotions. The authors provided a wide variety of anecdotes from their own experiences as well as the experiences of others. They show that animals can feel emotions and also interact in a variety of ways that go beyond traditional scientific reports on them. This book also raises some important questions about how we treat animals. My only complaint would be that at times the authors are very biased about how they feel, which consequently tones down some of what they attempt to convey to readers.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385314282
Author:
Masson, Jeffrey Moussaieff
Publisher:
Delta
Author:
McCarthy, Susan
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Animal behavior
Subject:
Emotions in animals
Subject:
Life Sciences - Zoology - General
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Nature Studies-Zoology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 95-1
Publication Date:
19960531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.03x5.28x.73 in. .55 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Not since Darwin's The Expression of Emotions in Man and Animals has a book so thoroughly and effectively explored the full rage of emotions that exist throughout the animal kingdom. Hailed as "a masterpiece" by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, When Elephants Weep provides a complete and compelling picture of the inner lives of animals, and assures that we will never look at animals in the same way again. NPR sponsorship.
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