The Genius of Birds by Jennifer Ackerman
Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. According to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. In The Genius of Birds, acclaimed author Jennifer Ackerman explores their newly discovered brilliance and how it came about.
Discover her journey as she travels around the world to the most cutting-edge research frontiers; she tells the story of the uncovered genius of birds, the latest findings about the bird brain itself, and how this view of what it means to be intelligent is shifting. At once personal yet scientific, richly informative, and beautifully written, The Genius of Birds celebrates the triumphs of these incredible and fiercely intelligent creatures.
Paperback: 352 pages.