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The Octopus and the Orangutan

More True Tales of Animal Intrigue, Intelligence, and Ingenuity

by Eugene Linden

  • 388 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Dutton Adult .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - General,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Animals,
  • Nature / General,
  • Mammals,
  • Animal behavior,
  • Animal intelligence

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7771066M
    ISBN 100525946616
    ISBN 109780525946618
    OCLC/WorldCa49627740

    Each creature shows her cleverness in myriad ways: escaping enclosures like an orangutan; jetting water to bounce balls; and endlessly tricking companions with multiple “sleights of hand” to get food. Scientists have only recently accepted the intelligence of dogs, birds, and chimpanzees but now are watching octopuses solve problems and are. Destruction of Black Civilization Great Issues of a Race From B C to A D Book Summary: This is a widely read classic exposition of the history of Africans on the continent, the people of African descent in the United States and in the diaspora. This is well researched scholarly work detailing the development of civilisation in Africa and its destruction.

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In The Octopus The Octopus and the Orangutan book the Orangutan, Eugene Linden takes readers on another unforgettable journey into the minds and hearts of animals, going beyond our everyday encounters with animals at home and in the zoo in a wide-ranging collection of real-life anecdotes/5.

Eugene Linden has taken his wonderful book `The Parrots Lament' and taken it further with new reports and insights into animal activities that will amaze and astound you. `The Octopus and the Orangutan - More True Tales of Animal Intrigue, Intelligence and Ingenuity' by Eugene Linden explores the activity inside the not so simple minds of creatures that often don't behave like animals at /5(9).

With the publication of THE OCTOPUS AND THE ORANGUTAN, Eugene Linden has firmly established himself as a fine documenter of engaging animal behavior. In this, following the publication of his popular The Parrot's Lament, Linden explores more instances of possible signs of higher level thinking in animals/5(9).

The Octopus and the Orangutan: More True Tales of Animal Intrigue, Intelligence, and Ingenuity written by Eugene Linden is a book on observation. Observantion of animal behavior, bringing together intrique with intelligence and book is the second book of two about this topic as the author has written "The Parrot's Lament/5(5).

THE OCTOPUS AND THE ORANGUTAN, like Linden's earlier book THE PARROT'S LAMENT, is written for the intelligent layperson. Both are as entertaining and understandable as James Herriot's veterinary memoirs, with the psychological insight of Konrad Lorenz's writings on animal behavior.

THE OCTOPUS AND THE ORANGUTAN. More True Tales of Animal Intrigue, Intelligence, and Ingenuity There is the “lingering sense of wonder” when one contemplates the possible skullduggery of the octopus, its observational learning (though it’s a solitary creature), and its distributional intelligence (neurons acting together, rather than Author: Eugene Linden.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(9). A true-to-life story about endangered orangutans. Discover where they live, what they eat, and how they Latta is the author and photographer of True to Life Books. To create the books she follows animals every day, taking photographs and writing about them in their natural habitats in Africa, China, Borneo, India, and Australia.

The Octopus and the Orangutan reveals extraordinary new details about animals introduced in The Parrot's Lament, and then finds intelligent behavior in surprising new places, ranging from the 4/5(1). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: xi, pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Power of stories --The riddle of the octopus --Octopus derision, octopus decisions --The orca that fished for seagulls --Where the wild things are --Orangutan thefts and elephant demolition --The arsenal of power from clubs to sex --When elephants cheat --Chimp solace and.

In The Octopus and the Orangutan, Eugene Linden takes readers on another unforgettable journey into the minds and hearts of animals.

The Parrot's Lament, his acclaimed previous book, explored the animal intelligence revealed as different creatures negotiated with, fooled, and. Amazing orangutans. (Animals). Linden, Eugene. The octopus and the orangutan; new tales of animal intrigue, intelligence, and ingenuity.

Yoerg, Sonja I. Clever as a fox; animal intelligence and what it can teach us about ourselves. Wise, Steven M. Drawing the line; science and the case for animal rights.

Weigl Publishers Inc. The octopus and the orangutan: more true tales of animal intrigue, intelligence, and ingenuity. [Eugene Linden] -- The author of The Parrot's Lament presents another collection of true anecdotes that offer evidence about animal intelligence, sharing stories of animal.

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octopus, a mollusk, to the animal Linden thinks is closest to thinking like a human, the orangutan. Some stories from The Parrot’s Lament are repeated, a few with additional details. Many of the new stories seem more compelling and unique than those in the first book.

The next-to-last chapter makes the same points as the. The Octopus and the Orangutan: More True Tales of Animal Intrigue, Intelligence, and Ingenuity Eugene Linden, Author Dutton Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

But he doesn't rely on stories involving the octopus and the orangutan, the two creatures in the title; he supplies examples of the intelligence of elephants, chimpanzees, dolphins, and squirrels, to name the most prevalent in these pages.

Linden is always cautious not to attribute too much intelligence to possibly hard-wired behavior/5. They’re just cool (and smart).This book is not primarily about what humans who have studied them currently know (for that you might try The Octopus and the Orangutan by Eugene Linden), but anything with octopus in the title is worth pursuing/5.

The Octopus and the Orangutan: More True Tales of Animal Intrigue, Intelligence, and Ingenuity. Linden, Eugene. Published by Dutton () ISBN DRA2 The Amazing Octopus (Benchmark Assessment Book Level 40) (Developmental Reading Assessment Second Edition) Leon, Vicki.The Octopus: A Story of California is a novel written by author Frank Norris.

The Octopus is about wheat growers who are in conflict with a railroad company during late 19th century California. The railroad company, controlling the local newspaper, state legislature and the land prove to be a tough force for the local wheat growers to fight against.3/5(12).The Octopus: A Story of California is a novel by Frank Norris.

I loved this book. It was the first part of an uncompleted trilogy, titled, The Epic of the Epic of the Wheat sounds so boring, but I didn't find it boring at all, at least not the first book, by the time the wheat is made into bread and biscuits and all that kind of thing, who knows, perhaps I'll be bored/5.