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The inner life of animals : love, grief, and compassion : surprising observations of a hidden world / Peter Wohlleben ; foreword by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson ; translation by Jane Billinghurst.

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  • 10 of 18 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 18 total copies.

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Clinton PL - Clinton 591.5 WOH (Text) 36806002079992 NEW ITEMS Checked out 12/08/2017
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 591.5 WOHLLEBE (Text) 37500004435984 New Items Checked out 12/13/2017
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 591.5 WOHL (Text) 39391006852501 Nonfiction Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch ANIMALS Wohleben (Text) 37516002033547 Adult New Book Shelf Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 591.5 WOH (Text) 34330513186461 Adult - New Books Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library NEW 591 WOH (Text) 70743000156603 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello 591.5 WOHLLEBEN (Text) 37743002244434 Adult New Book Shelf Checked out 12/02/2017
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 591.5 WOH (Text) 37323005323871 NEW-BKS Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 591.5 WOH (Text) 78551000534197 Non-Fiction In process -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main ON-ORDER 1/NON-FIC (Text) NCSTL9781771643016 On Order On order -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1771643013
  • ISBN: 9781771643016
  • Physical Description: x, 277 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: Vancouver ; Greystone Books, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note: "David Suzuki Institute."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-262) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword / by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson -- Selfless mother love -- Instinct--a second-rate emotion? -- Loving people -- Anybody home? -- Pig smarts -- Gratitude -- Lies and deception -- Stop, thief! -- Take courage! -- Black and white -- Cold hedgehogs, warm honey bees -- Crowd intelligence -- Hidden agendas -- Simple sums -- Just for fun -- Desire -- Till death do us part -- What's in a name? -- Grief -- Shame and regret -- Empathy -- Altruism -- Upbringing -- Getting rid of the kids -- Once wild, forever wild -- Snipe mess -- Something special in the air -- Comfort -- Weathering the storm -- Pain -- Fear -- High society -- Good and evil -- Hey, Mr. Sandman -- Animal oracles -- Animals age, too -- Alien worlds -- Artificial environments -- In the service of humanity -- Communication -- Where is the soul?
Summary, etc.: Presents a revelatory exploration of the diverse emotional intelligence of animals as demonstrated in stories about loving pigs, cheating magpies, scheming roosters, and rats who regret bad choices.
"Through vivid stories of devoted pigs, two-timing magpies, and scheming roosters, The Inner Life of Animals weaves Peter Wohlleben's wealth of personal experience observing nature in forests and fields with the latest scientific research into how animals interact with the world. Horses feel shame, deer grieve, and goats discipline their kids. Ravens call their friends by name, rats regret bad choices, and butterflies choose the very best places for their children to grow up. Peter Wohlleben follows the hugely successful The Hidden Life of Trees with insightful stories into the emotions, thoughts, and intelligence of animals around us. Animals are different from us in amazing ways--and they are also much closer to us than we ever would have thought."--Dust jacket flap.
Subject: Animal psychology.
Animal intelligence.
Animal behavior.
Emotions in animals.
NATURE / Animals / General.
PSYCHOLOGY / Emotions.

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