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Con Slobodchikoff:"Chasing Doctor Dolittle: Learning the Language of Animals"

Dr. Con Slobodchikoff is professor emeritus of biology at Northern Arizona University and Director of the Animal Language Institute.

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From "Chasing Doctor Dolittle" by Con Slobodchikoff, Ph.D. Copyright © 2012 by the author and reprinted by permission of St. Martin’s Press, LLC.

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