Animal Grief

How Animals Mourn for Each Other


Publisher: Hubble and Hattie


Language: English | Number of Pages: 96 | Format: Hardcover

Isbn-10: 184584288X | Isbn-13: 9781845842888 | Publish date: 

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Book Description
Science is now providing some remarkable insights into animal behaviour, with crocodiles, for example, emerging as devoted parents, and elephants - like whales - able to communicate with each other across long distances by ultrasound, which is inaudible to our ears. There seems little doubt that animals experience a range of emotions, just as we do; but can they grieve, too ...? Evidence exists that, indeed, they can: in addition, David Alderton - award-winning, multi-million specialist animal author - contends that emotions - including grief - can potentially have a survival value for a species. The authoritative, rational text is superbly supported by interesting, sensitive photographs carefully chosen to be reflective of the subject matter.