Animal Wise

You've probably heard that dolphins communicate in a rich language of their own and that elephants display emotional bonds.  But Virginia Morrell's engaging new book offers some real surprises from the field of animal intelligence: creative ants, suffering fish, and the astonishing capacity of some bird brains. 

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