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If a lion could talk

animal intelligence and the evolution of consciousness

by Stephen Budiansky

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Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal intelligence,
  • Consciousness in animals

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-210) and index.

    StatementStephen Budiansky.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL785 .B823 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxv, 219 p. :
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL367675M
    ISBN 100684837102
    LC Control Number98028211

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