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Animalkind : remarkable discoveries about animals and revolutionary new ways to show them compassion / Ingrid Newkirk & Gene Stone ; foreword by Mayim Bialik.

Newkirk, Ingrid, (author.). Stone, Gene, 1951- (author.). Bialik, Mayim, (writer of foreword.).

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  • ISBN: 9781501198540
  • ISBN: 1501198548
  • ISBN: 9781501198557
  • ISBN: 1501198556
  • Physical Description: x, 294 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [243]-265) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Section I: Remarkable discoveries about animals : The mysteries of navigation -- The channels of communication -- The intricacies of love -- The joy of play -- Section II: Revolutionary new ways to show them compassion : Scientific research -- Clothing -- Entertainment -- Food -- Afterword.
Summary, etc.:
Studies show that animals are astounding beings with intelligence, emotions, intricate communications networks, and myriad abilities. Newkirk and Stone detail a range of surprising discoveries: that geese fall in love and stay with a partner for life, that fish 'sing' underwater, and that elephants use their trunks to send subsonic signals, alerting other herds to danger miles away. Readers will learn what they can do in their everyday lives to ensure that the animal world is protected from needless harm. In medicine, product testing, entertainment, clothing, or food, there are now better options to all the uses animals once served in human life. -- adapted from jacket.
Subject: Animal welfare.
Animal rights.
Animal behavior.
Human-animal relationships.
NATURE / Animal Rights.
Animal behavior.
Animal rights.
Animal welfare.
Human-animal relationships.
Animal welfare.
Animal rights.
Animal behavior.