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The genius of birds, Jennifer Ackerman

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The genius of birds
Title
The genius of birds
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Ackerman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. In fact, according to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. Like humans, many birds have enormous brains relative to their size. Although small, bird brains are packed with neurons that allow them to punch well above their weight. In The Genius of Birds, acclaimed author Jennifer Ackerman explores the newly discovered brilliance of birds and how it came about
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1959-
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Ackerman, Jennifer
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Burgoyne, John
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  • Birds
  • Birds
  • Birds
  • Animal intelligence
Label
The genius of birds, Jennifer Ackerman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Illustrations by John Burgoyne --Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-327) and index
Contents
Introduction : the genius of birds -- From dodo to crow : taking the measure of a bird mind -- The bird way : the avian brain revisited -- Boffins : technical wizardry -- Twitter : social savvy -- Four hundred tongues : vocal virtuosity -- The bird artist : aesthetic aptitude -- A mapping mind : spatial (and temporal) ingenuity -- Sparrowville : adaptive genius
Control code
19159367
Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9781594205217
Lccn
2016427402
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The genius of birds, Jennifer Ackerman
Publication
Note
Illustrations by John Burgoyne --Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-327) and index
Contents
Introduction : the genius of birds -- From dodo to crow : taking the measure of a bird mind -- The bird way : the avian brain revisited -- Boffins : technical wizardry -- Twitter : social savvy -- Four hundred tongues : vocal virtuosity -- The bird artist : aesthetic aptitude -- A mapping mind : spatial (and temporal) ingenuity -- Sparrowville : adaptive genius
Control code
19159367
Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9781594205217
Lccn
2016427402
Other physical details
illustrations

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