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He Tried to Be a Badger

“It’s obviously a lot easier to justify—and to stomach—humans’ treatment of animals if we imagine them to be in some essential way unlike ourselves,” Elizabeth Kolbert writes in this 2016 review of three books about animal intelligence.

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