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The octopus and the orangutan : more true tales of animal intrigue, intelligence, and ingenuity

Author: Eugene Linden
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Dutton, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author of The Parrot's Lament presents another collection of true anecdotes that offer evidence about animal intelligence, sharing stories of animal friendship, survival, and unexpected behavior while continuing many of the tales introduced in the first book.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene Linden
ISBN: 0525946616 9780525946618
OCLC Number: 49627740
Description: xi, 242 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Power of stories --
Riddle of the octopus --
Octopus derision, octopus decisions --
Orca that fished for seagulls --
Where the wild things are --
Orangutan thefts and elephant demolition --
Arsenal of power from clubs to sex --
When elephants cheat --
Chimp solace and sharing among the vampires --
Starling that charmed Mozart --
Lost cats and quantum mechanics --
It's not what you know, it's who believes you --
Convergence, emergence, and beyond.
Responsibility: Eugene Linden.
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The author of The Parrot's Lament presents another collection of true anecdotes that offer evidence about animal intelligence, sharing stories of animal friendship, survival, and unexpected behavior while continuing many of the tales introduced in the first book.

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