This book is a fascinating exploration of animal behavior by a renowned zoologist. It delves into the author's personal experiences and observations of animals in their natural habitats, focusing particularly on birds, dogs, and jackdaws. The author uses these observations to draw conclusions about animal psychology and behavior, often comparing it to human behavior. The book is named after the biblical King Solomon, who was said to have a ring that allowed him to understand the language of animals.
The 1265th greatest book of all time
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This book is on the following lists:
- 2nd on Best Science Book Ever (the Royal Institution of Great Britain)
- The New York Public Library's Books of the Century (New York Public Library)