Animalkind Remarkable Discoveries About Animals and Revolutionary New Ways to Show Them Compassion by Ingrid Newkirk and Gene Stone features an absolute avalanche of new information about who animals are – smart, aware, and empathetic – and dispels old notions of animals as mere accessories for humans to use for their own pursuits.
Studies show that animals are astounding beings with intelligence, emotions, intricate communication networks, and myriad abilities. animalkind presents these findings in a concise and awe-inspiring way, detailing a variety of fascinating examples.
Did you know?
- Certain birds have been found to be far more devoted to their romantic partners than humans are. While the divorce rate in the UK is around 40%, 95% of swan mates, for instance, stay together for life.
- Squirrels bury nuts by the position of the stars.
- Pigeons navigate by low-frequency radio waves.
- Fish “sing” underwater.
- Cows communicate with each other using subtle changes in facial expression, while rhinos do so using their breathing.