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Why dogs hump and bees get depressed : the fascinating science of animal intelligence, emotions, friendship, and conservation

Bekoff, Marc. (Author).
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Morgan Co PL - Monrovia Branch 591.5 BEK (Text) 78551000512901 Non-Fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 591.5 BEKOFF (Text) 33946002846272 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 1608682196 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781608682195 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xvii, 381 pages ; 22 cm
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  • Publisher: Novato, California : New World Library, [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-361) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Animals and us: Reflections on our challenging, frustrating , confusing, and deep interrelationships with other animals -- Against speciesism: Why all individuals are unique and special -- Media and the (mis)representation of animals -- Why dogs hump: Or, what we can learn from our special friends -- Consciousness, sentience, and cognition: A potpourri of current research on flies, fish, and other animals -- The emotional lives of animals: The ever-expanding circle of sentience includes depressed bees and empathic chickens -- Wild justice and moral intelligence: Don't blame other animals for our destructive ways -- The lives of captive creatures: Why are they even there? -- Who we eat is a moral question -- Who lives, who dies, and why: Redecorating nature, peaceful coexistence, and compassionate conservation -- Rewilding our hearts: The importance of kindness, empathy, and compassion for all beings.
Summary, etc.: ""Updates and perspectives on the science of animal emotion and human-animal interaction by a professor emeritus of ecology and evolutionary biology. Topics include animal emotion, behavior, and cognitive abilities; ethical issues surrounding animals in captivity and human diet; and media representations of animals. Collected from essays for Psychology Today's website"--Provided by publisher"--
Subject: Animal behavior
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