Beyond Words

What Animals Think and Feel

Recommended by Emma Watson, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #3 in Animal Behavior, Ranked #11 in Zoologysee more rankings.

I wanted to know what they were experiencing, and why to us they feel so compelling, and so-close. This time I allowed myself to ask them the question that for a scientist was forbidden fruit: Who are you?

Weaving decades of field observations with exciting new discoveries about the brain, Carl Safina's landmark book offers an intimate view of animal behavior to challenge the fixed boundary between humans and nonhuman animals. In Beyond Words, readers travel to Amboseli National Park in the threatened landscape of Kenya and witness struggling elephant...

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