Secret Language of Animals

an animal's enclosure, gazing in. What I saw was that little of the animals'
behavior could be witnessed from a passing train. ... The Secret Language of
Animals is one such tool that will allow the amateur ethologist to begin to truly
observe ...

Secret Language of Animals

Secret Language of Animals

Unlock the secrets behind the behavior of the world's most fascinating creatures? from the Adélie penguin to the plains zebra to the giant panda?in this wonderfully written, beautifully illustrated book. In The Secret Language of Animals, biologist Janine Benyus takes us inside the animal kingdom and shows us the whys and the hows behind the distinctive behavior of creatures great and small in their natural environments. Divided geographically into five sections?Africa, Asia, North America, the oceans, and the poles?the book examines and describes the behavior, body language, and patterns of communication of 20 different animals: the gorilla, lion, African elephant, plains zebra, black rhinoceros, giraffe, ostrich, greater flamingo, Nile crocodile, giant panda, peacock, Komodo monitor, bottlenose dolphin, California sea lion, gray wolf, bald eagle, sandhill crane, beluga whale, polar bear, and Adélie penguin. For each animal, Benyus describes and explains basic behaviors (locomotion, feeding, drinking, bathing, grooming, sleeping), communication behavior (greeting, social play, group defense, conflict, aggression/submission, fighting, courtship, copulation), and parenting behavior (birth, care and feeding, teaching, communal care). The book is illustrated throughout with tender yet precise line drawings that beckon us to the animals and vividly capture everything from changing facial expressions to nurturing postures to playful and aggressive interactions. The text, too, is both intimate and informative, allowing for a deep connection with, and a great admiration for, each one of the animals.

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Secret Language of Animals
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Janine M. Benyus
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-15 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Unlock the secrets behind the behavior of the world's most fascinating creatures? from the Adélie penguin to the plains zebra to the giant panda?in this wonderfully written, beautifully illustrated book. In The Secret Language of Animals, biologist Janine Benyus takes us inside the animal kingdom and shows us the whys
A Secret Language of Animals
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Francine Jacobs
Categories: Animal communication
Type: BOOK - Published: 1976 - Publisher:

Investigates the discovery and uses of pheromones, the chemical substances that animals and humans use to communicate.
The Secret Language of Dogs
Language: en
Pages: 161
Authors: Jocelyn Kessler
Categories: Pets
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-01 - Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing

Have you ever wondered what your dog is thinking? Dog trainer, healer, and counselor, Jocelyn Kessler, asserts that while your dog does not speak English, he or she is communicating with you all of the time. In The Secret Language of Dogs, Kesler explains the importance of learning how to
The Secret Language of Anatomy
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Cecilia Brassett, Emily Evans, Isla Fay
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-11 - Publisher: North Atlantic Books

A strikingly illustrated key to decoding anatomical terminology, with 150 terms for body parts that derive from animals, plants, objects, and more An initiation into the mysterious subject of anatomical terminology, this book reveals the body's secret language by explaining the close relationship between human organs and structures and the
The Secret Language of Dogs
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Victoria Stilwell
Categories: Pets
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-04 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Recent studies into the minds of canines show that they have a rich social intelligence and a physical and vocal language as complex and subtle as our own. The Secret Language of Dogs is a guide to understanding your dog, communicating effectively, strengthening your bond, and helping them to learn

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