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Secret Language Of Animals

Author : Janine M. Benyus
ISBN : 9781603763653
Genre : Nature
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Unlock the secrets behind the behavior of the world's most fascinating creatures? from the Adélie penguin to the plains zebra to the giant panda?in this wonderfully written, beautifully illustrated book. In The Secret Language of Animals, biologist Janine Benyus takes us inside the animal kingdom and shows us the whys and the hows behind the distinctive behavior of creatures great and small in their natural environments. Divided geographically into five sections?Africa, Asia, North America, the oceans, and the poles?the book examines and describes the behavior, body language, and patterns of communication of 20 different animals: the gorilla, lion, African elephant, plains zebra, black rhinoceros, giraffe, ostrich, greater flamingo, Nile crocodile, giant panda, peacock, Komodo monitor, bottlenose dolphin, California sea lion, gray wolf, bald eagle, sandhill crane, beluga whale, polar bear, and Adélie penguin. For each animal, Benyus describes and explains basic behaviors (locomotion, feeding, drinking, bathing, grooming, sleeping), communication behavior (greeting, social play, group defense, conflict, aggression/submission, fighting, courtship, copulation), and parenting behavior (birth, care and feeding, teaching, communal care). The book is illustrated throughout with tender yet precise line drawings that beckon us to the animals and vividly capture everything from changing facial expressions to nurturing postures to playful and aggressive interactions. The text, too, is both intimate and informative, allowing for a deep connection with, and a great admiration for, each one of the animals.
Category: Nature

A Secret Language Of Animals

Author : Francine Jacobs
ISBN : PSU:000022239259
Genre : Animal communication
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Investigates the discovery and uses of pheromones, the chemical substances that animals and humans use to communicate.
Category: Animal communication

The New Secret Language Of Dreams

Author : David Fontana
ISBN : 0811866580
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Richly illustrated and highly informative, the best-selling Secret Language of Dreams has guided dreamers for over fifteen years. Now, this classic work has been completely rewritten and redesigned with a contemporary new look tooffer a fresh approach to dream interpretation. Dream expert David Fontana presents a comprehensive dictionary of common symbols and themes, and provides in-depth analyses of dozens of specific dreams, demonstrating key techniques for uncovering the hidden messages of the subconscious. Readers will also find useful tips for controlling and remembering their dreams, and keeping a dream diary.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Secret Language Of Cats

Author : Susanne Schötz
ISBN : 9781488099618
Genre : Pets
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Have you ever wondered what your cat is saying? Cats do not meow randomly, nor do they growl or hiss because they have nothing better to do. Cat sounds have a purpose, and they can carry important messages, whether for us or other cats. Susanne Schötz is hard at work on breaking the cat code. She is a professor at Lund University in Sweden, where a long-standing research program is proving that cats do actually use vocal communication—with each other and with their human caretakers. Understanding the vocal strategies used in human-cat communication will have profound implications for how we communicate with our pets, and has the potential to improve the relationship between animals and humans within several fields, including animal therapy, veterinary medicine and animal sheltering. In The Secret Language of Cats, Schötz offers a crash course in the phonetic study of cat sounds. She introduces us to the full range of feline vocalizations and explains what they can mean in different situations, and she gives practical tips to help us understand our cats better.
Category: Pets

The Secret Language Of Dogs

Author : Jocelyn Kessler
ISBN : 9781571746832
Genre : Pets
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Have you ever wondered what your dog is thinking? Dog trainer, healer, and counselor, Jocelyn Kessler, asserts that while your dog does not speak English, he or she is communicating with you all of the time. In The Secret Language of Dogs, Kesler explains the importance of learning how to listen to your pet by learning to read the behavioral and energetic traits of your dog. Based on her years of experience with dogs and their owners in Southern California, Kessler explains how energy flows between pets and their owners and what the implications of that energy flow are for both parties. Her stories show how we often inflict our own emotional issues onto our pets, and how negative energy can result in both behavior and physical difficulties. In addition to the stories, she provides concrete tips on how to connect with your pet: Where to Connect Visualization Declarations Acknowledgements Giving thanks
Category: Pets

The Secret Language And Remarkable Behavior Of Animals

Author : Janine M. Benyus
ISBN : 1579120369
Genre : Science
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Explains the secret communication among, and social behavior of, animals both exotic and familiar, using the research of animal behaviorists to illuminate animals' sounds and body language
Category: Science

The Secret Language Of Dogs

Author : Victoria Stilwell
ISBN : 9781607749530
Genre : Pets
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The star of Animal Planet’s It’s Me or the Dog Victoria Stilwell reveals how to both interpret and “speak” the hidden language of dogs. Recent studies into the minds of canines show that they have a rich social intelligence and a physical and vocal language as complex and subtle as our own. In this fun and fascinating guide, world-renowned trainer Victoria Stilwell explores the inner world of dogs. This book is your guide to understanding your pooch, communicating effectively, strengthening your bond, and helping dogs learn in the most effective way possible so they feel confident navigating the human world with success. Along the way, you’ll learn the answers to questions such as: • What do different tail wags mean? • What does being right-pawed say about my dog’s personality? • How can I tell the difference between boredom barking and warning barking? • What does it mean when my dog spins around, arches his back, or gives me the whale eye? • Do dogs feel guilt? • How do dogs perceive human faces? • Why do some scientists think dogs’ emotional experience is even greater than ours? Filled with adorable full-color photographs and instructive illustrations, this insightful “dog decoder” will soon make you dog’s best friend.
Category: Pets


Author : Margaret Stutley
ISBN : 9781134482054
Genre : Religion
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Shamanism is one of the earliest and farthest-reaching magical and religious traditions, vestiges of which still underlie the major religious faiths of the modern world. The function of the shaman is to show his or her people the unseen powers behind the mere appearances of nature, as experienced through intuition, in trance states, or during ecstatic mystical visions. Shamans possess healing powers, communicate with the dead and the world beyond, and influence the weather and movements of hunting animals. The psychological exaltation of shamanism trance states is similar to the ecstasies of Yogis, Christian mystics and dervishes. Shamanism: An Introduction traces the development of shamanism in its many fascinating global manifestations. Looking at shamanic practices from Siberia to China and beyond, it provides an accessible guide to one of the world's most ancient, notorious and frequently misrepresented spiritual traditions. Placing special emphasis on the climate, geographic and cultural pressures under which shanic customs arose and continue to be observed, Margaret Stutley summarizes and clearly explains the logic of a faith whose fantastical elements hold a special place in popular imagination.
Category: Religion

The Secret Language Of Anatomy

Author : Cecilia Brassett
ISBN : 9781623172466
Genre : Medical
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A strikingly illustrated key to decoding anatomical terminology, with 150 terms for body parts that derive from animals, plants, objects, and more An initiation into the mysterious subject of anatomical terminology, this book reveals the body's secret language by explaining the close relationship between human organs and structures and the evocative names given to them by anatomists. Beautifully crafted images illustrate 150 terms derived from the animal, food, place, plant, symbol, or other object that the body structure or function clearly resembles. Complete with a guide to prefixes and suffixes, this book decodes patterns in the naming of parts throughout the human body and makes anatomical terms more memorable for medical students and practitioners. In addition to professionals, anyone interested in the history of anatomy, the structure and function of the human body, medical etymology, and the history of language will be fascinating by this engrossing, accessible, and informative book.
Category: Medical

The Secret Language Of Life

Author : Brian J. Ford
ISBN : UOM:49015003463917
Genre : Science
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The author of Images of Science describes the rich emotional, cognitive, and even romantic lives of animals and plants. 10,000 first printing.
Category: Science

Animal Languages

Author : Eva Meijer
ISBN : 9781473677692
Genre : Nature
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'A rich compendium of incidents, anecdotes and studies illustrating the linguistic abilities of animals . . . a rewarding book' Sunday Times Dolphins and parrots call each other by their names. Fork tailed drongos mimic the calls of other animals to scare them away and then steal their dinner. In the songs of many species of birds, and in skin patterns of squid, we find grammatical structures . . . If you are lucky, you might meet an animal that wants to talk to you. If you are even luckier, you might meet an animal that takes the time and effort to get to know you. Such relationships can teach us not only about the animal in question, but also about language and about ourselves. From how prairie dogs describe intruders in detail -- including their size, shape, speed and the colour of their hair and T-shirts -- to how bats like to gossip, to the impressive greeting rituals of monogamous seabirds, Animal Languages is a fascinating and philosophical exploration of the ways animals communicate with each other, and with us. Researchers are discovering that animals have rich and complex languages with grammatical and structural rules that allow them to strategise, share advice, give warnings, show love and gossip amongst themselves. Animal Languages will reveal this surprising hidden social life and show you how to talk with the animals.
Category: Nature

Decoding The Secret Language Of Your Body

Author : Martin Rush
ISBN : 9780671872380
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Argues that many symptoms are "messages" describing in physical terms emotions experienced in the body
Category: Health & Fitness

Secret Animal Business

Author : Billie Dean
ISBN : 0980627206
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Animal communicator and shaman Dean visits the secret world of animals, awakening ancient memories within and inviting readers to take the opportunity to learn from their own personal shamanic mentors--the animal companions in their homes.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Secret Language Of Signs

Author : Denise Linn
ISBN : 0307559556
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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In every moment the universe is whispering to you. Even ordinary events in your life carry communications from the realm of the Spirit. . . . Whether we are conscious of it or not, the universe is communicating to us through signs. In this mind-opening book, renowned healer and author Denise Linn shows that coincidence, synchronicity, and those premonitions we've all experienced are never accidents but a kindly world's way of trying to nudge us in the right direction. Drawing on firsthand true stories and native wisdom from around the world, Linn helps us regain our innate capacity to listen to the universe, to use the signs that speak to us every day of our lives. Step by step, she shows us how to call for a sign, how to create the best conditions for receiving it, and how to interpret the signs we receive, with the most comprehensive dictionary of signs ever compiled. Designed to help you develop your own ability to interpret signs as they call to you, the dictionary entries give you a starting point for understanding what your signs are communicating. For instance . . * An abyss might symbolize a chasm in your life. Is there something that seems impassable to you? * A storm can indicate internal conflict. It can also indicate that the air is clearing in regard to a situation in your life. * A crossroads signifies that a time of decision is ahead. Take time and tune in to your intuition before choosing your future path. * Smoke can be a warning of danger. Is there a situation in your life that's about to go up in flames? Smoke can also indicate a lack of clarity. With this powerful, easy-to-use guide, Denise Linn helps us to reconnect with the magic of our inner selves to make the right decisions and choices in our lives. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Biocommunication Of Animals

Author : Guenther Witzany
ISBN : 9789400774148
Genre : Science
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Every coordination within or between animals depends on communication processes. Although the signaling molecules, vocal and tactile signs, gestures and its combinations differ throughout all species according their evolutionary origins and variety of adaptation processes, certain levels of biocommunication can be found in all animal species: (a) Abiotic environmental indices such as temperature, light, water, etc. that affect the local ecosphere of an organism and are sensed, interpreted. (b) Trans-specific communication with non-related organisms. (c) Species-specific communication between same or related species. (d) Intraorganismic communication, i.e., sign-mediated coordination within the body of the organism. This book gives an overview of the manifold levels of animal communication exemplified by a variety of species and thereby broadens the understanding of these organisms.
Category: Science

Tales Of Willow Tree Farm

Author : Dr Alan Byron
ISBN : 9781908000040
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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This is a story of an extraordinary Farmer, Ted, his sheepdog Rounder and their adventures created by the mystery and theft of a mystical jewel. The jewel is acquired by Ted during his travels in the mountains of Sylvania where he solves the puzzle of an ancient hermit who has been waiting for him for a thousand years. In the wood there are creatures of the forest, including the hermit's wolf, who have been transformed into animals because of breaking the sacred laws of the forest. The jewel has mysterious healing powers and, through it, Ted's farm and his farmyard animals prosper. The animals have adventures of their own, including cleverly outmanoeuvring a dangerous dog, and defeating a sly fox with the aid of little mice and a talking crow. The jewel is stolen by two rascals of the road, by trickery, and Rounder and his friends go in search of the jewel. Meanwhile Ted is duped by an unscrupulous business man into selling the farm. The animals receive help from a strange fabulous creature, the Gombit, from sideways land. One of the rascals has a moment of redemption after being saved from certain death by Rounder. After pursuing the remaining trickster they return to the farm where they have one last task to save it from sale with the aid of a courageous goat. The adventure ends with the appearance of a strangely familiar man of power. He bears a profound message from the ancient people of the Lakota.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Canadian Literature

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ISBN : UCAL:B3662070
Genre : Canadian literature
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Category: Canadian literature

The Secret Language Of Dolphins

Author : Patricia St. John
ISBN : UCSD:31822007450729
Genre : Psychology
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Describes how the author used communication techniques learned from studying dolphins, whose language is hidden in sequences of behavior similar to the behavior of people with autism, to connect with autistic children
Category: Psychology

Your Pet S Secret Language

Author : Jhan Robbins
ISBN : PSU:000027678923
Genre : Animal communication
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Presents accounts of meaningful two-way conversations, using both verbal and non-verbal language, between pet owners and their pets, and instructions on training for, eliciting, and benefitting from such conversations.
Category: Animal communication