Carnivore Minds: Who These Fearsome Animals Really Are

Hardcover | March 28, 2017

byG. A. Bradshaw

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Myth and media typically cast animals we consider predators or carnivores as unthinking killers—dangerous, unpredictable, and devoid of emotion. But is this portrait valid? By exploring their inner lives, this pioneering book refutes the many misperceptions that hide the true nature of these animals. We discover that great white sharks express tender maternal feelings, rattlesnakes make friends, orcas abide by an ancient moral code, and much more.

Using the combined lenses of natural history, neuroscience, and psychology, G. A. Bradshaw describes how predators share the rainbow of emotions that humans experience, including psychological trauma. Renowned for leading research on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in elephants and other species, Bradshaw decries the irrational thinking behind wildlife policies that equate killing carnivores with “conservation.” In its place, she proposes a new, ethical approach to coexistence with the planet’s fiercest animals.

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Myth and media typically cast animals we consider predators or carnivores as unthinking killers—dangerous, unpredictable, and devoid of emotion. But is this portrait valid? By exploring their inner lives, this pioneering book refutes the many misperceptions that hide the true nature of these animals. We discover that great white sharks...

G. A. Bradshaw is founder and director of The Kerulos Center and the Tortoise and the Hare Sanctuary. Her groundbreaking discovery of post-traumatic stress disorder in free-living elephants launched the field of trans-species psychology. She lives in Jacksonville, OR.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:368 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 1 inPublished:March 28, 2017Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:030021815X

ISBN - 13:9780300218152

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