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By Marc Bekoff

Nonhuman animals have the various similar emotions we do. They get damage, they undergo, they're satisfied, they usually look after one another. Marc Bekoff, a popular biologist focusing on animal minds and feelings, courses readers from highschool age up—including older adults who need a uncomplicated creation to the topic—in taking a look at medical examine, philosophical rules, and humane values that argue for the moral and compassionate therapy of animals. bringing up the newest medical stories and tackling controversies with conviction, he zeroes in at the vital questions, inviting reader participation with “thought experiments” and ideas for motion. one of the questions thought of:

• Are a few species extra necessary or extra vital than others?
• do a little animals suppose ache and discomfort and never others?
• Do animals think emotions?
• should still endangered animals be reintroduced to locations the place they initially lived?
• may still animals be saved in captivity?
• Are there possible choices to utilizing animals for foodstuff, garments, beauty checking out, and dissection within the technological know-how classroom?
• What do we research by means of imagining what it appears like to be a puppy or a cat or a mouse or an ant?
• What will we do to make a distinction in animals’ caliber of life?

Bekoff urges us not just to appreciate and defend animals—especially these whose support we'd like for our examine and different human needs—but to like and appreciate them as our fellow beings in the world that all of us are looking to percentage in peace.

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