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Drawing the Line - 9780738208107

Un libro in lingua di Wise Steven M. edito da Perseus Books Group, 2003

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Are we ready for parrots and dolphins to be treated as persons before the law? In this unprecedented exploration of animal cognition along the evolutionary spectrum-from infants and children to other intelligent primates, from dolphins, parrots, elephants, and dogs to colonies of honeybees-Steve Wise finds answers to the big question in animal rights today: Where do we draw the line? Readers will be enthralled as they follow Wise's firsthand account of the world's most famous animal experts at work: Cynthia Moss and the touchingly affectionate families of Amboseli; Irene Pepperberg and her amazing and witty African Grey parrot, Alex; and Penny Paterson with the formidable gorilla Koko. In many cases, Wise was able to sustain an extended conversation with these extraordinary creatures. No one with even a shred of curiosity about animal intelligence or justice will want to miss this book.

Informazioni bibliografiche

  • Titolo del Libro in lingua: Drawing the Line
  • Sottotitolo: Science and the Case for Animal Rights
  • Lingua: English
  • AutoreWise Steven M.
  • Editore: Perseus Books Group
  • Collana: Perseus Books Group (Paperback)
  • Data di Pubblicazione: 14 Maggio '03
  • Genere: NATURE
  • Peso gr: 430
  • Dimensioni mm: 234 x 152 x 25
  • ISBN-10: 0738208108
  • EAN-13: 9780738208107