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Forty Years with Birds and Dogs 

Animal Bonding

An article focusing on how animals have related to human beings and their own kind or others. Daily Post

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The Value of Sweet Talk

Young fox on a California urban trail
A Silicon Valley fox and a San Andreas Fault Squirrel have one thing in common--they listen to soft human communication.
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Monthly article focuses on animal brains and experience.

We are learning a lot about animal emotions. Seems were all cut from similar mental cloth.
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The Power of Awareness--we are not alone and never have been.

DeeDee--loyal watchdog for domestic birds

We are only now--in this decade or two--coming to realize that animals share our ability to know ourselves, be conscious, and share a number of mental insights that went unrecognized for way too long. The ancient wisemen did us and the animals a terrible injustice by assuming the latter were simply biological machines without
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No Horses in the Backyard

Horses are not what we have thought they are --at least not in the wild, where "bands" are their group practice and company is crucial. They are never found alone. So how resilient are they as domesticated loners? It's been a long amazing history of their partnership with us humans.
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Some Thoughts on the Anthropocene

Turkey Two
LADailyPostThe Hen House gang showed us just how verbal and aware birds and dogs can be. In light of this new awareness, what does it mean to be part of the Anthropocene?
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Sharing Diseases, Heart Attacks, Most All Our Ailments with Our Beloved Others

First Morning
Comparing Experiences with Animals of the Hen House as described in the book "ZoobiquityLADaily Post
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Love Between Animals

Lucy Goose, Ms.Ritz and Kiebler
The various birds who shared the Hen House, and the dogs that watched over them, got along quite well, at times with enough concern to call it love.

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What Do Herons Taste?

Heron Hunting
An overview of vertebrate taste buds. They are surprisingly different. So, did the heron we saw gulp down a gopher enjoy his dinner? Los Alamos Daily Post
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The Mind of Chickens

Gwendolyn and Red
As they passed by, the chickens usually sent a soft "brk brk" in greeting. What else goes on in their minds? ladailypost.com
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