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Bears

Author Video: Bernd Brunner’s Bears Emerges from the Wild

Follow @yaleSCIbooks Bernd Brunner discusses the motivations behind his recent book Bears: A Brief History. Humans and bears— two species that exhibit both peaceful and violent behaviors—have shared a lengthy history. And the bear has become a central figure in our collective consciousness: many children sleep with teddy bears while some adults suffer from “Bearanoia.” […]

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What I Don't Know About Animals

You Know You Wonder What Your Pet Thinks

Follow @yaleSCIbooks Jenny Diski is not an animal expert. Yet in her book What I Don’t Know About Animals, Diski shows us the myriad ways in which animals are omnipresent in our culture—even for those of us who aren’t biologists, zookeepers, or lifelong pet-owners. The book, which the The Guardian has called “a wonderful and […]

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What I Don't Know About Animals

Lest We Forget: What We Don’t Know About Animals

Follow @yaleSCIbooks Sarah Underwood— A lot more sheep were involved in my college experiences than is probably typical. Colonial Williamsburg overlaps the College of William and Mary’s campus, so my friends and I had easy access to the reconstructed historical buildings and gardens. Because I’m a nerd (typical of W&M), I toured almost every historical […]

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