By Linda Lombardi
There is a lot that animals don't need you to understand, and the higher their public picture, the more serious their secrets and techniques are: gang-rapist dolphins; lazy, infanticidal lions; and, after all, our personal canine, who consume our cash, set our homes on fireplace, and in additional than one case, truly shoot their proprietors with guns.
Animals Behaving Badly indicates that animals are only like us: gluttonous, egocentric, violent, lustful, and regularly looking for number 1. utilizing anecdotes from the scoop and from medical learn, Linda Lombardi pokes enjoyable at our softhearted preconceptions approximately animals, makes us suppose a bit higher approximately humanity's basest impulses, and painlessly teaches us a section extra approximately our hairy and feathered friends.
- Bees love alcohol: even, says one researcher, greater than collage scholars
- Pandas get pleasure from pornographic movies-they're relatively aroused by means of the soundtrack-and macaques pays with juice to examine soiled images
- A rabbit who lives in a pub in England is hooked on playing with a slot computing device
- African elephants raised via teenage moms shape violent early life gangs
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