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Animal Sentience

Commentary Type

Open Commentary

Thread

David M. Peña-Guzmán, Can nonhuman animals commit suicide?

Abstract

My commentary discusses complicated grief and the ensuing sense of helplessness that may lead to suicide. I close with a story about a pygmy pig.

Author Biography

Teya Brooks Pribac works in animal advocacy/care between Australia and Europe. She is currently completing a PhD in animal grief. She lives in the Australian Blue Mountains with sheep and other animals. http://bit.ly/BrooksPribac

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