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I did enjoy this book quite a bit - particularly the chapters on dogs, cats, wildlife and zoos. But, overall, I found it to be a bit repetitive of the information previously presented in _Animals in Translation_. It wasn't bad, or boring, just a little less "meaty" than _Animals in Translation_. I really liked how she went further into what makes a wolf pack, and the domestication of the wolf. All in all, it was quite interesting. 

Review: Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals

User Review  - Tamhack - Goodreads

Temple Grandin's insights into the nature of animals not only gives insight into animal behavior but why some humans behave the way they do. Thank heaven for the differences in humans, the different ... Read full review

Review: Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals

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Temple Grandin's insights into the nature of animals not only gives insight into animal behavior but why some humans behave the way they do. Thank heaven for the differences in humans, the different ... Read full review

Review: Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals

User Review  - Lurline - Goodreads

This book was a book club selection. The author, Temple Grandin, is an amazing person who has used her life experiences as a person with autism, to better understand animal emotions. She has ... Read full review

Review: Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals

User Review  - Larry Wegman - Goodreads

The autistic Ph.D., who probably knows animals better than anyone else, tells us how best to treat them. Read full review

Review: Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals

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Temple Grandin has a gift for explaining complicated problems in clear, reasonable language and offering solutions that take all of the different aspects of the issue into account. This book is one that people who care about animals will find worth reading. Read full review

Review: Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals

User Review  - Philip - Goodreads

This is a really good book, but much like Dava Sobel's The Planets (which I also just read), it's probably better to take your time and read it a chapter at a time. And that's easy enough to do - just ... Read full review

Review: Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals

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This is a really good book, but much like Dava Sobel's The Planets (which I also just read), it's probably better to take your time and read it a chapter at a time. And that's easy enough to do - just ... Read full review

Review: Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals

User Review  - Maggie Holmes - Goodreads

This book was very thoughtful and insightful. I'm thinking about doing it for our One Book Community Read. There is so much to discuss. I want to reread it and take notes next. It has made me look at ... Read full review

Review: Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals

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This book was very thoughtful and insightful. I'm thinking about doing it for our One Book Community Read. There is so much to discuss. I want to reread it and take notes next. It has made me look at ... Read full review


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