Well-schooled Fish and Feathered Bandits

Well-schooled Fish and Feathered Bandits

The Wondrous Way Animals Learn From Animals

Book - 2006
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Baker & Taylor
Accompanied by full-color photos of featured animal species, this fascinating guide introduces readers to an incredible world where animals can communicate with--and learn from--each other. Simultaneous.

Firefly Books Ltd

Enter an amazing world where animals learn what to eat and how to communicate.

We don't usually think of animals learning from one another the way people do. But now scientists are beginning to wonder if animals are better students than we realize.

Well-Schooled Fish and Feathered Bandits offers stunning examples of animals teaching animals around the world. In England, chickadee-like blue tits learn to peck off the foil caps of milk bottles for a tasty meal. In Japan, macaque monkeys teach their young to wash sand-covered sweet potatoes in the sea. Meanwhile, crows in the South Pacific have invented an ingenious scoop cut from leaves. In each case, such amazing behavior is not shared by the same species in other places proof that these clever creatures pass their skills to younger generations in their own communities.

Through dramatic color photos of the featured animal species, and more surprising examples of creative critters, author Peter Christie presents a delightfully fun and tantalizing look at how animals learn.

Animals learn from other animals behaviors and way to get food, ways that are unique to a specific population. This book offers stunning examples from around the world and includes dramatic color photos.

& Taylor

Discusses how animals learn from other animals, covering learning about food, fear, mating, tool-making, communication, and more advanced habits, using examples that involve all kinds of animals.

Publisher: Toronto : Annick Press, 2006
ISBN: 9781554510467
Characteristics: 48 p.; 21 cm


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