What separates your mind from an animal’s?

Inside Animal Minds
September 4, 2016
http://www.ttbook.org/book/knowing-animals

What separates your mind from an animal’s?
It’s a question we’ve all asked, but renowned primatologist Frans de Waal says there’s no point trying to rank who’s smarter or dumber in the animal world.
In fact, he believes there’s no clear dividing line between humans and the rest of the animal world.

Being a Beast

Living Like A Beast
September 4, 2016
http://www.ttbook.org/book/living-beast

What’s it like to be a badger?
British naturalist Charles Foster wanted to know, so he dug a burrow and lived in the darkness, eating worms. Yup, it was kind of disgusting, but he says the experience brought him closer to the wildness within himself.

related:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/feb/03/being-beast-charles-foster-review-man-whoate-worms-like-badger