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Dale Peterson Ph.D.


Dale Peterson's seventeen books include nearly a dozen about animals, conservation, natural history, and animal science or scientists. He's explored tropical forests from South America to Africa to South and Southeast Asia, looking for wild animals. He has also examined how people treat animals, conducting undercover investigations in the United States, Central Africa, and Asia. Working (and co-authoring a book) with Jane Goodall has introduced him to the scientific world of primatology and to field research on chimpanzees, as well to many issues related to conservation and the ethics of our relationship with the world's other living creatures. His latest book is The Moral Lives of Animals. To learn more, go to

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