The Exultant Ark: a Pictorial Tour of Animal Pleasure
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The Exultant Ark: a Pictorial Tour of Animal Pleasure

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Nature documentaries often depict animal life as a grim struggle for survival, but this visually stunning book opens our eyes to a different, more scientifically up-to-date way of looking at the animal kingdom. In more than one hundred thirty striking images, The Exultant Ark celebrates the full range of animal experience with dramatic portraits of animal pleasure ranging...more
Hardcover, 214 pages
Published May 9th 2011 by University of California Press (first published April 2nd 2011)
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Loved the pictures!!! The narrative was definitely written by an animal lover...his study of 'do animals love, laugh, care, feel' made him a vegetarian,..but his stories, sometimes received from other people, do make a great argument that animals have feelings. Although there are lots and lots of pictures, this is not mainly a coffetable book...there is quite a lot of narrative that goes to make the author's point, also. But, the pictures are great.
A beautiful book that makes you, at the very least, question what animals think and exactly what motiviates them to do what they do. Beautiful pictures!
Sara Bozzelli
Superb. Stunning photos and compelling, scientific text about animals experiencing life much as humans do.
It was okay... would have preferred more pictures, less text
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