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The Resource The soul of an octopus : a surprising exploration into the wonder of consciousness., Sy Montgomery

The soul of an octopus : a surprising exploration into the wonder of consciousness., Sy Montgomery

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The soul of an octopus : a surprising exploration into the wonder of consciousness.
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The soul of an octopus
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a surprising exploration into the wonder of consciousness.
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Sy Montgomery
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Another New York Times bestseller from the author of The Good Good Pig, this "fascinating...touching...informative...entertaining" (Daily Beast) book explores the emotional and physical world of the octopus a surprisingly complex, intelligent, and spirited creature and the remarkable connections it makes with humans.In pursuit of the wild, solitary, predatory octopus, popular naturalist Sy Montgomery has practiced true immersion journalism. From New England aquarium tanks to the reefs of French Polynesia and the Gulf of Mexico, she has befriended octopuses with strikingly different personalities gentle Athena, assertive Octavia, curious Kali, and joyful Karma. Each creature shows her cleverness in myriad ways: escaping enclosures like an orangutan; jetting water to bounce balls; and endlessly tricking companions with multiple "sleights of hand" to get food. Scientists have only recently accepted the intelligence of dogs, birds, and chimpanzees but now are watching octopuses solve problems and are trying to decipher the meaning of the animal's color-changing techniques. With her "joyful passion for these intelligent and fascinating creatures" (Library Journal Editors' Spring Pick), Montgomery chronicles the growing appreciation of this mollusk as she tells a unique love story. By turns funny, entertaining, touching, and profound, The Soul of an Octopus reveals what octopuses can teach us about the meeting of two very different minds
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The soul of an octopus : a surprising exploration into the wonder of consciousness., Sy Montgomery
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=2844571
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sky2ocm82676276
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unknown
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1 online resource
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electronic
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9781501161148
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computer
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rdamedia
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The soul of an octopus : a surprising exploration into the wonder of consciousness., Sy Montgomery
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=2844571
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm82676276
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781501161148
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
211ab577-fe97-4140-9070-1ceb0d1cae58
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle

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