By Jennifer L. Verdolin,Marc Bekoff
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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Raised by Animals: The Surprising New Science of Animal Family Dynamics by Jennifer L. Verdolin,Marc Bekoff