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

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

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Why dogs hump and bees get depressed : the fascinating science of animal intelligence, emotions, friendship, and conservation
Title
Why dogs hump and bees get depressed
Title remainder
the fascinating science of animal intelligence, emotions, friendship, and conservation
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Marc Bekoff
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Language
eng
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Summary
"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"--
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10247061
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Bekoff, Marc
Dewey number
591.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL751
LC item number
.B3655 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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True
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  • Animal behavior
  • NATURE / Animals / General
  • PETS / Essays
  • PETS / Dogs / General
  • NATURE / Animals / Wildlife
Target audience
adult
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the fascinating science of animal intelligence, emotions, friendship, and conservation
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Why dogs hump and bees get depressed : the fascinating science of animal intelligence, emotions, friendship, and conservation, Marc Bekoff
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-361) and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
2013024533
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvii, 381 pages
Isbn
9781608682195
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013024533
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Why dogs hump and bees get depressed : the fascinating science of animal intelligence, emotions, friendship, and conservation, Marc Bekoff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-361) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
2013024533
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvii, 381 pages
Isbn
9781608682195
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013024533
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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