Noted science writer Virginia Morell explores the frontiers of research on animal cognition and emotion, offering a surprising and moving exploration into the hearts and minds of wild and domesticated animals. Did you know that ants teach, earthworms make decisions, rats love to be tickled, and chimps grieve? Did you know that some dogs have thousand-word vocabularies and that birds practice songs in their sleep? That crows improvise tools, blue jays plan ahead, and moths remember living as caterpillars?
""The Age Of Animals...""
This enchanting collection of stories is the warm and joyful sequel to All Things Bright and Beautiful and All Creatures Great and Small, the memoirs of James Herriot, the world's most beloved veterinarian.
"The best in Classics"
Your child will have a great time listening to stories about animals on the farm with this entertaining audiobook! Children will learn to recognize farm animals, their sounds, and much more! Then, sing along with eight fun songs about animals: "If I Only Had A Dog", "B-I-N-G-O", "Mary Had a Little Lamb", "Baa Baa Black Sheep", "Little Boy Blue", "The Famer in the Dell", "Bought Me a Cat", and "Ten Little Bumblebees".
Around the world, what the media often refer to as “the animal rights movement” is taking off. However, with a few exceptions, these efforts are not truly about “animal rights” but about “animal welfare.”