Barbara King

College of William and Mary

Guest

Chancellor Professor of Anthropology at the College of William and Mary and contributor to the NPR blog, 13.7:Cosmos and Culture; author of How Animals Grieve and Personalities on the Plate: The Lives and Minds of Animals We Eat, due out next year

Barbara King on KCRW

When a four-year-old boy breached a barrier at the Cincinnati Zoo, a 420-pound gorilla named Harambe took an interest in him and dragged him around.

Zoo's Decision to Kill Gorilla Sparks Outrage

When a four-year-old boy breached a barrier at the Cincinnati Zoo, a 420-pound gorilla named Harambe took an interest in him and dragged him around.

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Scientists now believe that all mammals and birds — even the octopus — are conscious beings, capable of thinking, feeling emotion and suffering.

Americans' Evolving Attitude toward Animals in Captivity

Scientists now believe that all mammals and birds — even the octopus — are conscious beings, capable of thinking, feeling emotion and suffering.

from To the Point

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