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Oct 04, 2011
| ISBN 9780399536977
Oct 04, 2011
| ISBN 9781101544914
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Oct 04, 2011 | ISBN 9780399536977
Oct 04, 2011 | ISBN 9781101544914
There’s a lot that animals don’t want you to know, and the better their public image, the worse their secrets are: gang-rapist dolphins; lazy, infanticidal lions; and, of course, our own dogs, who eat our money, set our houses on fire, and in more than one case, actually shoot their owners with guns.
Animals Behaving Badly shows that animals are just like us: gluttonous, selfish, violent, lustful, and always looking out for number one. Using anecdotes from the news and from scientific research, Linda Lombardi pokes fun at our softhearted preconceptions about animals, makes us feel a little better about humanity’s basest impulses, and painlessly teaches us a bit more about our furry and feathered friends.
As a child growing up in the Bronx, Linda Lombardi liked to play with a basket full of plastic animals instead of human dolls. Later in life, she gave up a tenured position as a college professor to take a… More about Linda Lombardi
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