Gifts of the Crow: How Perception, Emotion, and Thought Allow Smart Birds to Behave Like Humans (Compact Disc)

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Description


Stan Coren's groundbreaking The Intelligence of Dogs meets Bernd Heinrich's classic Mind of the Raven in this astonishing, thrilling look at the uncanny intelligence and emotions of crows.

About the Author


John Marzluff is a professor of wildlife science at the University of Washington. His books include "In the Company of Crows and Ravens", coauthored with Tony Angell, and "Dog Days, Raven Nights", coauthored with his wife, Colleen.

Author, illustrator, and sculptor, Tony Angell has won numerous writing and artistic awards for his work on behalf of nature. He has published a number of books, principally about the birds of the Northwest, including "Owls", "Ravens, Crows, Magpies and Jays", and "Marine Birds and Mammals of Puget Sound".

I first began writing while living in Thailand in the late 1990's. Working for the social critic Sulak Sivaraksa on his periodical review of political activism in that country, Seeds of Peace. After the publication of 'How the City Farang Came to Love the Forest and Other stories' in 2002, I decided that I would write fictional stories about South East Asia. I now live and work in France, and am working on a story based there.

Praise For…


"A great read, serious and at time shilarious, this book explores the many complex similarities between crows' mental traits and our own." ---Bernd Heinrich, author of Summer World

Product Details
ISBN: 9781452637716
ISBN-10: 1452637717
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Publication Date: June 5th, 2012
Language: English