The Emotional Lives of Animals: A Leading Scientist Explores Animal Joy, Sorrow, and Empathy — and Why They Matter

By Marc Bekoff

Based on award-winning scientist Marc Bekoff’s years learning social verbal exchange in a variety of species, this crucial e-book exhibits that animals have wealthy emotional lives. Bekoff skillfully blends remarkable tales of animal pleasure, empathy, grief, embarrassment, anger, and love with the newest medical learn confirming the life of feelings that logic and event have lengthy implied. packed with Bekoff’s mild humor and touching tales, The Emotional Lives of Animals is a clarion demand reassessing either how we view animals and the way we deal with them.

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