Rattling The Cage: Toward Legal Rights For Animals
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Steven M. Wise
- Publish Date: 2000-12-14
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Rattling the Cage explains how the failure to recognize the basic legal rights of chimpanzees and bonobos in light of modern scientific findings creates a glaring contradiction in our law. In this witty, moving, persuasive, and impeccably researched argument, Wise demonstrates that the cognitive, emotional, and social capacities of these apes entitle them to freedom from imprisonment and abuse.