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Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

F. B. M. de Waal


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What separates your mind from an animal’s? Maybe you think it’s your ability to design tools, your sense of self, or your grasp of past and future; all traits that have helped us define ourselves as the preeminent species on Earth. But in recent decades, these claims have been eroded, or disproven outright, by a revolution in the study of animal cognition. Based on research involving crows, dolphins, parrots, sheep, wasps, bats, whales, and of course chimpanzees and bonobos, Frans de Waal explores the scope and the depth of animal intelligence, revealing how we have grossly underestimated their abilities.

Author F. B. M. de Waal Published by Granta Books ISBN 9781783783069 EAN 9781783783069 Bic Code Cover Paperback