By Linda Lombardi
There is a lot that animals don't need you to grasp, and the higher their public snapshot, the more severe their secrets and techniques are: gang-rapist dolphins; lazy, infanticidal lions; and, in fact, our personal canine, who devour our funds, set our homes on hearth, and in additional than one case, really shoot their proprietors with guns.
Animals Behaving Badly indicates that animals are only like us: gluttonous, egocentric, violent, lustful, and consistently searching for number 1. utilizing anecdotes from the inside track and from clinical examine, Linda Lombardi pokes enjoyable at our softhearted preconceptions approximately animals, makes us think a bit larger approximately humanity's basest impulses, and painlessly teaches us a section extra approximately our bushy and feathered friends.
- Bees love alcohol: even, says one researcher, greater than collage scholars
- Pandas get pleasure from pornographic movies-they're really aroused by way of the soundtrack-and macaques can pay with juice to examine soiled photos
- A rabbit who lives in a pub in England is hooked on playing with a slot laptop
- African elephants raised by way of teenage moms shape violent formative years gangs