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The Inner Life of Animals: Surprising Observations of a Hidden World
The Inner Life of Animals: Surprising Observations of a Hidden World
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The Bodley Head Ltd
EAN 9781847924551
We humans tend to assume that we are the only living things able to experience feelings intensely and consciously But have you ever wondered what’s going on in an animal’s head? More and more researchers are realising that animals in fact experience a rich emotional life Acting as our interpreter of the animal world and of the fascinating science, Peter Wohlleben brings this new research to life with his own observations of his favourite creatures From the leafy forest floor to the inside of a bee hive, The Inner Life of Animals shows us microscopic levels of observation as well as forcing us to confront the big philosophical, ethical and scientific questions We hear the stories of a grateful humpback whale, of a hedgehog who has nightmares, and of a magpie who commits adultery; we meet bees that plan for the future, pigs who learn their own names and crows that go tobogganing for fun And at last we find out why wasps exist Our fellow creatures are not mindless automatons driven by an inflexible genetic code, but individuals with personality and feeling The Inner Life of Animals will show you these living things in a new light and will open up the animal kingdom like never before Peter Wohlleben spent over twenty years working for the forestry commission in Germany before leaving to put his ideas of ecology into practice He now runs an environmentally-friendly woodland in Germany, where he is working towards the return of primeval forests, as well as caring for both wild and domestic animals Wohlleben has been celebrated for his distinctive approach to writing about nature; he brings to life groundbreaking scientific research through his observations of nature and the animals he lives amongst He is also the author of the international bestseller The Hidden Life of Trees
Nakladatelství The Bodley Head Ltd
Jazyk angličtina
Počet stran 282
Typ Knihy - paperback
Rok vydání 2017
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