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By Jennifer L. Verdolin,Marc Bekoff

When it involves kin concerns, do humans recognize top? best animal behaviorist Dr. Jennifer Verdolin argues in a different way during this eye-opening ebook. Welcome to the wild international of elevating a kin within the animal state . . . occasionally surprising, usually ingenious!

each species can shock us: Chimps have a knack for minimizing mood tantrums, and owl chicks have a amazing present for sharing. A prairie vole is aware precisely whilst his stressed-out companion wishes a therapeutic massage. And an individual who considers reptiles “cold-blooded” may still think of the caecilian, a snakelike animal from Kenya: After laying eggs, the mummy grows a fatty layer of epidermis, which her infants devour after hatching (not one of the book’s many classes from the wild to be attempted at home!).

alongside the best way Verdolin demanding situations our frequently counterproductive ideals approximately what households should be like and the way we should always think. through discovering universal flooring with our hairy, feathered, or even slimy cousins, we will be able to achieve new perception on what “natural” parenting particularly means—and possibly do a greater task of forgiving ourselves for these days while we’re “only human”!

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