Animal Intelligence

Many of these item noted in this exhibit are or soon will be in the Gill Library.
Please check the collection.

Where possible the links below go to Google Books with book previews.

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Animal Wise:  The Thoughts
 and Emotions of Our Fellow  Creatures
by Virginia Morell

Walking with Great Apes: 
Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, Birute Galdikas 
 by Sy Montgomery


Why Cats Paint: 
A Theory of Feline Aesthetics

by Heather Busch and Burton Silver

Through a Window:
 My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe
 by Jane Goodall



Alex & Me: How a Scientist and a Parrot Discovered a Hidden World of Animal Intelligence--and Formed a Deep Bond...
by Irene Pepperberg

Wesley the Owl: The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl by Stacey O'Brien

Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior  by Temple Grandin

Animal Architects: Building and the Evolution of Intelligence

James and Carol By Gould

Thinking Animals: Animals and the Development of Human Intelligence


Max Oelschlaeger and Paul Shepard

Second Nature: The Inner Lives of Animals by Jonathan Balcombe and J. M. Coetzee

Intelligence in Nature
by Jeremy Narby

Bird Brains by Candace Savage

Animal Social Complexity: Intelligence, Culture and Individualized Societies by Frans B. M. Waal, Frans B. M. De Waal, Peter L. Tyack

The Mind of the Raven by Bernd Heinrich