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By Jennifer S. Holland

Unlikely Friendships is the exceptional New York Times bestseller that’s spent forty four weeks at the checklist and has 615,000 copies in print. It’s struck a chord with media, from CBS This Morning to USA Today, and Temple Grandin has praised it as “amazing. It indicates the ability of friendship.” Now its writer, Jennifer Holland, who writes approximately animal relationships with perception, compassion, and a good narrative contact, explores animal attachments that, in human phrases, can simply be known as love.

Packed with attractive, breathtaking full-color images, Unlikely Loves is a party of affection among species. listed below are tales of parental love, just like the Dalmatian who moms a baby lamb―a lamb that simply occurs to be white with black spots! tales of playful love, together with the fox and the hound who develop into inseparable. And tales of orphaned animals who've discovered family-like ties in unforeseen combos, just like the elephant who’s bonded with sea lions, goats, and different animals in her walks round the Oregon Zoo.

Ms. Holland has interviewed scientists, zoologists, and animal caretakers from around the globe, monitoring down firsthand assets and eyewitnesses. The tales are written with journalistic integrity and detail―and continuously packed with the author’s deep affection for her subjects.

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By Jennifer S. Holland

Unlikely Friendships is the exceptional New York Times bestseller that’s spent forty four weeks at the checklist and has 615,000 copies in print. It’s struck a chord with media, from CBS This Morning to USA Today, and Temple Grandin has praised it as “amazing. It indicates the ability of friendship.” Now its writer, Jennifer Holland, who writes approximately animal relationships with perception, compassion, and a good narrative contact, explores animal attachments that, in human phrases, can simply be known as love.

Packed with attractive, breathtaking full-color images, Unlikely Loves is a party of affection among species. listed below are tales of parental love, just like the Dalmatian who moms a baby lamb―a lamb that simply occurs to be white with black spots! tales of playful love, together with the fox and the hound who develop into inseparable. And tales of orphaned animals who've discovered family-like ties in unforeseen combos, just like the elephant who’s bonded with sea lions, goats, and different animals in her walks round the Oregon Zoo.

Ms. Holland has interviewed scientists, zoologists, and animal caretakers from around the globe, monitoring down firsthand assets and eyewitnesses. The tales are written with journalistic integrity and detail―and continuously packed with the author’s deep affection for her subjects.

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