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The Inner Life of Animals: Love, Grief, and Compassion

MARC BEKOFF: ‘Soon after I read about the emotional lives of trees… I was asked to write an endorsement for Mr. Wohlleben’s sequel called The Inner Life of Animals: Love, Grief, and Compassion―Surprising Observations of a Hidden World. Similar to its predecessor, this book also is a fascinating read. I noted the use of the word “hidden” in the titles of both books, and while the feelings of trees and other flora remain hidden to me, the emotional lives of other animals do not — they openly display them in all sorts of ways and it’s impossible to argue that they’re unfeeling or non-sentient beings. I wanted to know more about why Mr. Wohlleben wrote his new book, and was pleased he could take the time to answer a few questions’. SOURCE…


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