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Zoobiquity

Author: Barbara Natterson-Horowitz; Kathryn Bowers
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the tradition of Temple Grandin, Oliver Sacks, and Neil Shubin, cardiologist and psychiatrist Natterson-Horowitz and science writer Bowers look at the remarkable correspondences between the way human beings and animals live, die, get sick, and heal in their natural settings.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Natterson-Horowitz; Kathryn Bowers
ISBN: 9780307593481 0307593487
OCLC Number: 801775038
Description: p. ; cm.
Contents: Zoobiquity --
The feint of heart (fainting) --
Jews and jaguars (cancer) --
Roar-gasm (sexuality and dysfunction) --
Zoophoria (substance abuse and addiction) --
Scared to death (sudden death) --
Fat planet (obesity) --
The koala and the clap (sexually transmitted diseases) --
Grooming gone wild (self-mutilation) --
Fear of feeding (eating disorders) --
Leaving the nest (animal adolescence) --
Dr. House, meet Dr. Doolittle.
Responsibility: Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers.

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In the tradition of Temple Grandin, Oliver Sacks, and Neil Shubin, cardiologist and psychiatrist Natterson-Horowitz and science writer Bowers look at the remarkable correspondences between the way human beings and animals live, die, get sick, and heal in their natural settings.

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