The Truth about Animals

Stoned Sloths, Lovelorn Hippos, and Other Tales from the Wild Side of Wildlife
CD - unabridged
Audio (9 discs)
Product Number: DD38148
Released: Apr 17, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781549197932
Narrator/s: Lucy Cooke
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Mary Roach meets Sam Kean and Bill Bryson in this uproarious tour of the basest instincts and biggest mysteries of the animal world Humans have gone to the Moon and discovered the Higgs boson, but when it comes to understanding animals, we still have a long way to go. Whether we are seeing a viral video of romping baby pandas or a picture of penguins "holding hands," it's hard for us not to project our own values-innocence, fidelity, temperance, hard work-onto animals. So you've probably never considered if moose get drunk, penguins cheat on their mates, or worker ants lay about. They do-and that's just for starters. In The Truth about Animals, Lucy Cooke takes us on a worldwide journey to meet everyone from a Colombian hippo castrator to a Chinese panda porn peddler, all to lay bare the secret-and often hilarious-habits of the animal kingdom. Charming and at times downright weird, this modern bestiary is perfect for anyone who has ever suspected that virtue might be unnatural.

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Author(s): Lucy Cooke
Narrator(s): Lucy Cooke
Product Number Z100133179
Released: May 01, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
ISBN: #9781549172519
Author(s): Lucy Cooke
Product Number EB00710512
Released: Apr 17, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: #9781541617032