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Animals behaving badly [electronic resource] : boozing bees, cheating chimps, dogs with guns, and other beastly true tales / Linda Lombardi.

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  • ISBN: 9781101542033 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1101542039 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781101544914 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1101544910 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 212 p.)
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin, c2011.

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General Note: "A Perigee book."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-200) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Not as cute as they want you to think -- Muggers, burglars, and thieves -- Assault, running amok, and arson -- Kinky creatures -- Animal family values -- Party animals -- Beastly devices and deceits -- Masters of misdirection -- With friends like these... -- Our own worst enemies -- Ungrateful beasts -- Heroic humans.
Summary, etc.: Lombardi shows that animals are just like us: gluttonous, selfish, violent, lustful, and always looking out for number one. You'll feel a little better about humanity's basest impulses after reading about the secrets that animals don't want you to know.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Animal behavior > Anecdotes.
Animal attacks > Anecdotes.
Genre: Electronic books.

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