Anthropomorphism to Zoonoses: Two Inevitable Consequences of Human-Animal Relationships
Contributor(s):: Byron Breedlove, Paul M. Arguin
Many tales portray animals that mimic human behavior and characteristics by conversing, walking erectly, dressing in clothing, and inhabiting houses. Across myriad cultures and throughout history, stories and myths that feature anthropomorphism have helped us understand and relate to the natural...
Information Resources on Human-Animal Relationships Past and Present
Contributor(s):: Judith Ho
Today our definition of animal is probably broader and certainly more biologically based. Animals are all things organic that are not plants. Although some may have reservations about this definition, most accept the idea that humans are animals, topping a Darwinian ladder that ranks everything...