Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

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The Genius of Birds

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The Naked Ape: A Zoologist's Study of the Human Animal

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Gorillas in the Mist

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The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time

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In the Shadow of Man

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My Family and Other Animals (Corfu Trilogy, #1)

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Dark Banquet: Blood and the Curious Lives of Blood-Feeding Creatures

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