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Inner World of Farm Animals Their Amazing Social, Emotional, and Intellectual Capacities

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ISBN-10: 1584797487

ISBN-13: 9781584797487

Edition: 2009

Authors: Amy Hatkoff, Jane Goodall, Wayne Pacelle

List price: $21.95
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Chickens can count. Pigs are smarter than poodles. Cows form close friendships. Turkeys know one another by their voices, and sheep recognize facesof other sheep, and of people. Far from lacking thoughts and feelings, barnyard creatures demonstrate sophisticated problem-solving abilities, possess rich social lives, and feel a wide range of emotions. In other words, they're much like humans in countless ways. And, like us, they suffer physical pain and mental anguish. InThe Inner World of Farm Animals,Amy Hatkoff combines the latest research on the emotional and intellectual capacities of farm animals with touchingand often surprisingstories to bring their inner world to life. Soulful…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang
Publication date: 4/1/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 168
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Jane Goodall, 1934 - Jane Goodall, a well-respected English zoologist, is famous for her fieldwork with chimpanzees in Africa. An early interest in African wild animals and the opportunity, at age 18, to stay on a friend's farm in Kenya, led her to Dr. Louis Leakey; then curator of the National Museum of Natural History in Nairobi. Almost immediately Leakey hired Goodall as his assistant secretary, and she was soon accompanying Leakey and his wife on their expeditions. Following Leakey's suggestion that a field study of some of the higher primates would be a major contribution to the understanding of animal behavior, she began studying the chimpanzees of the Gombe Stream Research Center in…