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While it may seem like humans are ultimately masters of the animal kingdom, this book shows the relationship works both ways. Stephen Budiansky explains that, contrary to exploitation theories, many animals have chosen domestication as a survival strategy. The Covenant Of The Wild is an eye-opening look at how humans and animals alike ...
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Animal rights extremists argue that eating meat is murder and that pets are slaves. This compelling reappraisal of the human-animal bond, however, shows that domestication of animals is not an act of exploitation but a brilliantly successful evolutionary strategy that has benefited humans and animals alike.