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Con commercial product and domesticated pet In so doing the book explores how one species can be simultaneously adored as a symbol of childhood think Peter Rabbit revered as a symbol of female sexuality eg Playboy Bunnies dismissed as a dumb bunny in domesticity and loathed as a pest in the wild The authors counter these stereotypes with engaging analyses of real rabbit behavior drawn both from the authors' own experience and from academic studies and place those behaviors in the context of current debates about animal consciousness In a deta. I really enjoyed this book and what is even funnier is my Father of 65 years also really enjoyed this bookI was disappointed with the meat section and as I have rabbit as pets I decided to skip that part because it made me uncomfortable This 4 stars Other than that it s a good read with interesting history and personal stories about rabbits Toad of Toad Hall one species can be simultaneously adored as a symbol Spelling Strategies & Secrets: The essential how to spell guide of childhood think Peter Rabbit revered as a symbol Kingdom of Ash Throne of Glass 7 of female sexuality eg Playboy Bunnies dismissed as a dumb bunny in domesticity and loathed as a pest in the wild The authors counter these stereotypes with engaging analyses Imagine Me of real rabbit behavior drawn both from the authors' Beyond Temptation own experience and from academic studies and place those behaviors in the context Past Due Debt Collection of current debates about animal consciousness In a deta. I really enjoyed this book and what is even funnier is my Father Die Visioene Van Johanna Brandt of 65 years also really enjoyed this bookI was disappointed with the meat section and as I have rabbit as pets I decided to skip that part because it made me uncomfortable This 4 stars Other than that it s a good read with interesting history and personal stories about rabbits

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Stories Rabbits Tell A Natural and Cultural History of a Misunderstood Creature

Iled investigative section the authors also describe conditions in the rabbit meat fur pet and vivisection industries and raise important uestions about the ethics of treating rabbits as we doThe first book of its kind Stories Rabbits Tell provides invaluable information and insight into the life and history of an animal whom many love but whom most of us barely know As such it is a key addition to the current thinking on animal emotions intelligences and welfare and the way that human perceptions influence the treatment of individual species. Incredible book Rabbits are indeed misunderstood I found some passages hard to read as i am very emotional when it comes to the welfare of rabbits and of animals in general But its the heartbreaking truth and well written

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Revered as a symbol of fertility sexuality purity and childhood beloved as a children's pet and widely represented in the myths art and collectibles of almost every culture the rabbit is one of the most popular animals known to humans Ironically it has also been one of the most misunderstood and abused Indeed the rabbit is the only animal that our culture adores as a pet idolizes as a storybook hero and slaughters for commercial purposesStories Rabbits Tell takes a comprehensive look at the rabbit as a wild animal ancient symbol pop culture i. This book is a phenomenal resource for rabbit lovers I ve shared my home with house rabbits for over a decade now so I was excited to learn new things about rabbits in the course of reading this book I loved the comprehensive information on the natural and cultural history of rabbits And it s not just for rabbit lovers as a biologist I found it fascinating Anyone who is interested in the natural and cultural history of animals in general should read this book As a house rabbit owner the second part of the book was difficult to read but necessary in understanding what domestic rabbits go through in the commercial industries fur product testing meat production and mass pet industry Davis and DeMello do an excellent job of illustrating the disconnect between the general public s perception of rabbits and the reality of rabbit based industries They do point out that most house rabbit enthusiasts find it difficult to think about the plight of the rabbits condemned to life in these industries which is so true We don t want to think about it but it is reality and cannot be ignored We are the ones who need to lobby for humane treatment in ALL of these industries and ideally I d like to see them eliminated but that probably won t ever happen These chapters are a good wake up call for those of us who want to see all rabbits treated humanelyI cannot put into words how amazing this book is Every rabbit owner should read it yes even the difficult chapters and I hope that non rabbit people will pick it up and read it too It is a fascinating insight into the history and lives of an animal that is usually only given a cursory glance by the general public This book made me feel even privileged to currently share my home with three of these amazing creatures


10 thoughts on “Stories Rabbits Tell A Natural and Cultural History of a Misunderstood Creature

  1. says:

    An extremely interesting read for those that find rabbits or even animals' general place in society fascinating I wish I could give it 4 stars but at different points throughout the book especially in the chapters dealing with rabbits' portrayals throughout history it began to read like an uninspired college paper full of boring lists of sou

  2. says:

    I didn't uite know what to expect from this book being that I bought it several years ago and have since forgotten why I specifically wanted to read it and after living for over a year with two not so well cleaned up after rabbits and two hopel

  3. says:

    This book is a phenomenal resource for rabbit lovers I've shared my home with house rabbits for over a decade now so I was excited to learn new things about rabbits in the course of reading this book I loved the comprehensiv

  4. says:

    This is an amazing book Its so well written organized and well researched This is THE BOOK on rabbits in the market It is so comprehensive and covers so many interesting subjects and topics on rabbits I've been looking to learn about rabbits and was very excited to get my hands on this book I was very happy to find out that the authors took a very fact based route with no predetermined assumptions about rabbits The aut

  5. says:

    I really enjoyed this book and what is even funnier is my Father of 65 years also really enjoyed this bookI was disappointed with the meat section and as I have rabbit as pets I decided to skip that part because it made me uncomfortable This 4 stars Other than that it’s a good read with interesting history and personal stories a

  6. says:

    I never had a bunny before and I never cared about the pet bunnies of my friends the way I paid attention to the

  7. says:

    This book is everything I wanted to read about rabbits and Everyone who knows me knows I'm OBSESSED with rabbits Of course I have four and they are house rabbits I've read the House Rabbit book cover to cover and my house is also full

  8. says:

    Incredible book Rabbits are indeed misunderstood I found some passages hard to read as i am very emotional when it comes to the welfare of rabbits and of animals in general But its the heartbreaking truth and well written

  9. says:

    i bought this book three years ago in an online auction for the minnesota companion rabbit society after getting it and skimming through it i realized that parts of it were going to be a tough read so there it sat on my nightstand in my to read pile since 2012 recently when i was moving the book out of the way of our house rabbit who enjoys nibbling on book corners my wife said ayo when are you going to read that book?so i guess the time wa

  10. says:

    Great cultural history of the rabbit in all of the ways we know the animal as a wild animal in pop culture as a pet and ex

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