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Drawing the Line: Science and the Case for Animal Rights

Drawing the Line: Science and the Case for Animal Rights
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Are we ready for parrots and dolphins to be treated as persons before the law In this unprecedented exploration of animal cognition along the evolutionary spectrum-from infants and children to other intelligent primates, from dolphins, parrots, elephants, and dogs to colonies of honeybees-Steve Wise...
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  • ISBN-13: 9780738208107
  • ISBN-10: 0738208108
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Brand: Brand: Basic Books
  • Media: Paperback
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Are we ready for parrots and dolphins to be treated as persons before the law In this unprecedented exploration of animal cognition along the evolutionary spectrum-from infants and children to other intelligent primates, from dolphins, parrots, elephants, and dogs to colonies of honeybees-Steve Wise finds answers to the big question in animal rights today: Where do we draw the line Readers will be enthralled as they follow Wises firsthand account of the worlds most famous animal experts at work: Cynthia Moss and the touchingly affectionate families of Amboseli; Irene Pepperberg and her amazing and witty African Grey parrot, Alex; and Penny Paterson with the formidable gorilla Koko. In many cases, Wise was able to sustain an extended conversation with these extraordinary creatures. No one with even a shred of curiosity about animal intelligence or justice will want to miss this book.

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  • ISBN-13 : 9780738208107
  • ISBN-10 : 0738208108
  • Media : Paperback
  • Pages : 336
  • Status : 8564 on hand
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