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By the Book: A Conversation With Barbara J. King, Author of

By the Book:  A Conversation with Barbara J. King author of Animals’ Best Friends: Putting Compassion to Work for Animals in Captivity and in the Wild
Thursday, January 20, 2022 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
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As we learn more about animals’ inner lives, we feel a growing compassion and a desire to improve their physical and emotional wellbeing. But how do we translate this compassion into action? In her latest book, Barbara J. King, author of How Animals Grieve and Personalities on the Plate, explores the emotional and intellectual lives of mammals, insects, fish, and other marine life. King introduces us to these beings living in in our home, zoos, laboratories, in the wild, and on our plates, while examining the contradictory relationship we have with animals who are not our pets. Although she presents ethically challenging questions about our use of animals, she also empowers us by providing simple ways we can make a difference in their lives by turning compassion into action; in doing so, we not only improve the lives of the animals we help, we also enrich our own. 

Robyn Hederman, Animal Law Committee, Co-Chair
Rebecca Seltzer, Animal Law Committee, Co-Chair

Barbara J. King, Biological Anthropologist, Author of Animals’ Best Friends: Putting Compassion to Work for Animals in Captivity and in the Wild

Sponsoring Committee:
Animal Law Committee, Robyn Hederman & Rebecca Seltzer, Co-Chairs

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