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https://cherylabbate.com/

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Lori Marino and Debra Merskin, Intelligence, complexity, and individuality in sheep

Abstract

Marino & Merskin’s review shows that sheep are intelligent and highly social but their methodology has some shortcomings. I describe five problems with reviewing only the academic and scientific literature and suggest how one might provide an even more compelling case for the complexity of sheep minds.

Author Biography

Cheryl Abbate is an instructor at University of Colorado Boulder. She specializes in nonhuman animal ethics, especially animal rights theory. Website

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