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10 September 2000 Issue

STROLLING WITH OUR KIN, AVAILABLE NOW!
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Animalearn Publishes Strolling With Our Kin: A Powerful New Book By Marc Bekoff That Encourages Young People To Make Ethical Decisions And Take Action On Behalf Of Our Animal Kin

Philadelphia, September 7, 2000: As a part of 2000: Year of the Humane Child, the American Anti-Vivisection Society's (AAVS) education division, Animalearn, released today Strolling With Our Kin: Speaking For and Respecting Voiceless Animals by noted ethologist Marc Bekoff, A.B., Ph.D. The book's foreword is written by Jane Goodall. The AAVS-supported work is a piece that encourages young people to examine our relationship with other species. Bekoff takes readers on a philosophical and ethical odyssey examining how we can all live in harmony with our fellow kin. He asks us to explore our thoughts and expand our views of a world made up of many species, only one of which is human. He enables readers to examine our own ethical inconsistencies and asks us where we go from here. Bekoff leaves us with the feeling that we too can help save and heal animals in this world, that we too can stroll with our kin by acting on behalf of them.

Katherine Lewis, Director of Animalearn, stated that "Strolling With Our Kin will be a valuable book for young adults who are interested in broadening their perspective of the world." She noted that "AAVS was happy to publish a book that makes such a valuable contribution, drawing on young peoples natural connection to other species and allowing them to make connections, ask questions, and ultimately make a difference." This powerful and positive book relates strong messages regarding the way we treat animals.

Marc Bekoff is professor of Environmental Population and Organismic Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is also an author and lecturer. Jane Goodall is a world-famous primatologist, whose work with chimpanzees in Gombe, Tanzania revolutionized our understanding of our closest ancestor. She is the author of In the Shadow of Man and many other books. Bekoff and Goodall have recently initiated a non-profit organization called Ethologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

Contact: Katherine Lewis, Director
Animalearn
Phone (215) 887-0816
Fax (215) 887-2088

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