Gorillas

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Bearport Publishing, Jan 1, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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The alarm sounds and Lyric bolts into action. Lyric knows just what to do in an emergency. She is a service dog who has been trained to help her owner out of danger. She knocks off the phone receiver and presses the key, calling 911--and saving her owner's life! Lyric isn't the only smart dog in the kennel. People are discovering why dogs really are man's best friend. In Dogs, kids will read many exciting stories of dogs displaying their amazing intelligence. From saving lives, detecting cancer, and communicating using body language, dogs are surprising people with their intelligence and ingenuity. Full-color photographs, a diagram of animal "intelligence" features, and lively canine anecdotes will engage every smart child.
 

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Contents

Gorilla to the Rescue
4
Language Learner
6
Kokos Kitten
8
Picture This
10
Gorilla Feelings
12
Watching in the Wild
14
Sounds and Meanings
16
Smart Games
18
Learning by Watching
24
Staying Alive
26
Just the Facts
28
More Smart Gorillas
29
Glossary
30
Bibliography
31
Index
32
Back Cover
34

Using Tools
20
Clever Cracking
22

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