Animals Behaving Badly: Boozing Bees, Cheating Chimps, Dogs with Guns, and Other Beastly True Tales

By Linda Lombardi

There is a lot that animals don't desire you to grasp, and the higher their public picture, the more severe their secrets and techniques are: gang-rapist dolphins; lazy, infanticidal lions; and, after all, our personal canine, who devour our cash, set our homes on hearth, and in additional than one case, truly shoot their vendors with guns.

Animals Behaving Badly indicates that animals are only like us: gluttonous, egocentric, violent, lustful, and continually looking for no 1. utilizing anecdotes from the inside track and from clinical examine, Linda Lombardi pokes enjoyable at our softhearted preconceptions approximately animals, makes us suppose a bit greater approximately humanity's basest impulses, and painlessly teaches us a section extra approximately our bushy and feathered friends.

You'll examine:

  • Bees love alcohol: even, says one researcher, greater than collage scholars
  • Pandas get pleasure from pornographic movies-they're fairly aroused by means of the soundtrack-and macaques can pay with juice to examine soiled photographs
  • A rabbit who lives in a pub in England is hooked on playing with a slot computing device
  • African elephants raised by means of teenage moms shape violent formative years gangs

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