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Author Strycker, Noah.

Title The thing with feathers [electronic resource] : the surprising lives of birds and what they reveal about being human / Noah Strycker.

Imprint Old Saybrook, Conn. : Tantor Media ; [Prince Frederick, Md.] : [Distributed by] OneClick Digital, 2017, p2017.

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Description 1 online resource (8 hr., 17 min.)
Note Unabridged.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager.
System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA.
Note Downloadable audio file.
Title from title screen.
Access Access restricted to subscribing institutions.
Performer Narrated by Paul Boehmer.
Form Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
Summary Birds are highly intelligent animals, yet their intelligence is dramatically different from our own and has been little understood. As we learn more about the secrets of bird life, we are unlocking fascinating insights into memory, relationships, game theory, and the nature of intelligence itself. The Thing with Feathers explores the astonishing homing abilities of pigeons, the good deeds of fairy-wrens, the influential flocking abilities of starlings, the deft artistry of bowerbirds, the extraordinary memories of nutcrackers, the lifelong loves of albatrosses, and other mysteries-revealing why birds do what they do, and offering a glimpse into our own nature. Drawing deep from personal experience, cutting-edge science, and colorful history, Noah Strycker spins captivating stories about the birds in our midst and shares the startlingly intimate coexistence of birds and humans. With humor, style, and grace, he shows how our view of the world is often, and remarkably, through the experience of birds.
Subject Nature.
Genre/Form Audiobooks.
Added Author Boehmer, Paul. Narrator.
Tantor Media.
ISBN 9781515997504
Music No. Z100120918 Recorded Books

 
    
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