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Animals were my pets, and the thought of eating my pets freaked me out.
In Tennessee where I grew up, there were animals, farms, wagons, mules.
It’s part of our pop culture to give animals human personalities and talents.
When we see animals doing remarkable things, how do we know if we’re simply seeing tricks or signs of real intelligence? Are talented animals just obeying commands, or do they have some kind of deeper understanding? One of the biggest challenges for animal researchers is to come up with tests that can distinguish between the two.
I think that intelligence is such a narrow branch of the tree of life – this branch of primates we call humans. No other animal, by our definition, can be considered intelligent. So intelligence can’t be all that important for survival, because there are so many animals that don’t have what we call intelligence, and they’re surviving just fine.
Animals have genes for altruism, and those genes have been selected in the evolution of many creatures because of the advantage they confer for the continuing survival of the species.
There is that thing about not working with animals and children – I don’t think that’s true. Although you should never work with donkeys.
Amongst the minds of animals that of man leads, not as a demigod from another planet, but as a king from the same race.
For origin and development of human faculty we must look to these processes of association in lower animals.
Human folk are as a matter of fact eager to find intelligence in animals.
From the lowest animals of which we can affirm intelligence up to man this type of intellect is found.
Psychology is the science of the intellects, characters and behavior of animals including man.
I think with ‘Chunky Rice,’ it felt novel to me to give this emo twist on these funny animals.
There’s something really interesting about how human beings just want to see animals tear each other apart, maybe because we can’t do it.
People’s hearts are like wild animals. They attach their selves to those that love and train them.