Essential Reads

Judging Rover—Who's a Good Dog?

How do you measure your dog's worth? A look at what's truly important.

Why Was the Gorilla Harambe Killed at the Cincinnati Zoo?

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on May 30, 2016 in Animal Emotions
Harambe was killed to save a 4-year-old boy who fell into his cage. Numerous people are outraged and saddened by this avoidable tragedy.

Shark Personalities: A Shark Isn't a Shark Isn't a Shark

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on May 29, 2016 in Animal Emotions
Individual personalities among members of the same species are widespread and must be considered when we talk casually about "the shark," "the dog," or any other animals.

How to enjoy life (more)

Lessons I learned as a spy for U.S. Intelligence