By Pat Shipman
A daring, illuminating new tackle the affection of animals that drove human evolution.
Why do people around the world take up and nurture different animals? This habit might sound maladaptive―after all, each mouthful given to a different species is person who you can't eat―but during this heartening new research, acclaimed anthropologist Pat Shipman finds that our propensity to cultivate and deal with different animals is in reality between our species' maximum strengths. For the final 2.6 million years, Shipman explains, people who coexisted with animals loved yes adaptive and cultural benefits. to demonstrate this element, Shipman supplies us a journey of the milestones in human civilization-from agriculture to paintings or even language―and describes how we reached each one degree via our special courting with different animals. The Animal Connection reaffirms our love of animals as anything either innate and especially human, revealing that the method of domestication not just replaced animals yet had a convincing influence on us in addition. 25 black-and-white illustrations
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