2) That instinct is only adapted to achieve this end in the usual circumstances of the animal in question, and has no more precision than is necessary for success AS A RULE;
It is partly for this reason that it is so important to understand the fundamental position of instinct in prompting both animal and human behaviour.
And if thou wouldst now die, O Zarathustra, behold, we know also how thou wouldst then speak to thyself:--but thine animals beseech thee not to die yet!
When the animals had spoken these words they were silent and waited, so that Zarathustra might say something to them: but Zarathustra did not hear that they were silent.
Again, all recent experience shows that it is most difficult to get any wild animal
to breed freely under domestication; yet on the hypothesis of the multiple origin of our pigeons, it must be assumed that at least seven or eight species were so thoroughly domesticated in ancient times by half-civilized man, as to be quite prolific under confinement.
Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals
Transformed Early America.
From tigers and cougars to wolves and grizzly bears, Howard Quigley has come face-to-face with some of the world's most ferocious animals
Designed for the enjoyment and active 'dance along' participation of children ages 3 to 6, "Dance With The Animals
is a superbly produced and presented 45 minute DVD in which young viewers learn about more than sixty different animals
and put their own creative imaginations into play by imitating those animals
To the Editor: Two recent articles (1,2) show that fluoroquinolone use in food animals
is associated with infections by antimicrobial drug-resistant strains of Campylobacter in humans.
Numerous studies have shown the beneficial effects of animals
on the health and adjustment of individuals, including children.
It sounds cruel and unusual, but it's reality for millions of animals
living in pet shelters.