How Animals Talk : And Other Pleasant Studies of Birds and Beasts, Paperback / softback Book

How Animals Talk : And Other Pleasant Studies of Birds and Beasts Paperback / softback


Many sources have commented on the silent communication abilities of pets, but never before and not since the first publication of this book in 1919 has the subject of animal telepathy in the wild been so fully researched.

How Animals Talk explores the phenomenon of vocal, silent, and even motionless communication among animals.

From crow talk to instant herd communication, author William J.

Long theorizes that animals are much more intelligent, emotional, and moral than we have traditionally thought and that their ability to sense the presence of other living beings is an innate ability shared by humans as well.

Based on many years of field observations, this classic text contains numerous examples of animal behavior that defy conventional explanation.

Long believed in the importance and validity of anecdotal evidence.

He recognized the dangers of conventional research in reducing animals to mere numbers and how the cold third-person prose of scientific study can objectify animals, distancing ""us"" from ""them."" His findings on the impact of our presence on animal life--and the cost that we pay in separating ourselves from animals, who help define our place in the natural world--may be more relevant today than ever before.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 328 pages
  • Publisher: Inner Traditions Bear and Company
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Animal behaviour
  • ISBN: 9781591430568



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