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The Parrot’s Lament

Paperback $16.00

Aug 01, 2000 | 224 Pages

Ebook $11.99

Aug 01, 2000 | 224 Pages

  • Paperback $16.00

    Aug 01, 2000 | 224 Pages

  • Ebook $11.99

    Aug 01, 2000 | 224 Pages

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Praise

Linden reveals how animals demonstrate aspects of intelligence as they escape from, cheat and outfox humans.”—Time magazine

“[Linden’s] incisive prose turns even these non-human scoundrels into endearing subjects.” —The New York Times Book Review

Table Of Contents

Preface
Introduction

The Wolf Who Made Friends with a Goat Games and Humor
“She Didn’t Know Human, and He Didn’t Know Gorilla . . . ” Trade and Barter
Ah, Treachery Deception
I Think that You Think that I Think that You Think . . . Mind Reading and Mental Chess
The Pig Who Ran to Work Cooperation in Work, Conflict, and Healing
Orangutan Engineers and Nut-Cracking Chimps Tools and Intelligence
Escape from Topeka . . . And Omaha, and Brownsville, and . . .
Love! Valor! Compassion! Empathy and Heroism
What Do They Make of Us? A Place Where Humans Are the Novelty

Selected Bibliography
Index


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