The Thing with Feathers

The Surprising Lives of Birds and What They Reveal About Being Human
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Product Number: DD30272
Released: Jan 25, 2017
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ISBN: #9781515917502
Narrator/s: Paul Boehmer
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Birds are highly intelligent animals, yet their intelligence is dramatically different from our own and has been little understood. As we learn more about the secrets of bird life, we are unlocking fascinating insights into memory, relationships, game theory, and the nature of intelligence itself. The Thing with Feathers explores the astonishing homing abilities of pigeons, the good deeds of fairy-wrens, the influential flocking abilities of starlings, the deft artistry of bowerbirds, the extraordinary memories of nutcrackers, the lifelong loves of albatrosses, and other mysteries-revealing why birds do what they do, and offering a glimpse into our own nature. Drawing deep from personal experience, cutting-edge science, and colorful history, Noah Strycker spins captivating stories about the birds in our midst and shares the startlingly intimate coexistence of birds and humans. With humor, style, and grace, he shows how our view of the world is often, and remarkably, through the experience of birds.

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Author(s): Noah Strycker
Genre: Science

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The Thing with Feathers
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Author(s): Noah Strycker
Narrator(s): Paul Boehmer
Genre: Science
Product Number Z100120918
Released: Jan 25, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781515997504
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Author(s): Noah Strycker
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Released: Jun 05, 2014
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