The act of communicating is not just a human trait. From insects and birds to fish and mammals, most animals use some type of communication to help them get food, find a mate, and protect their territory. ""Animal Communication"" explores the many different ways in which animals communicate and examines some of the latest scientific discoveries involving animal intelligence and communication. Readers will also learn how scientists are working to make the dream of communicating directly with animals a reality.
Stephen M. Tomecek is a geologist and the author of more than 40 nonfiction books for children and teachers. He works as a consultant and writer for the National Geographic Society and Scholastic Inc. Tomecek was the writer and host of the Emmy Award-winning television series Dr. Dad's Phantastic Physical Phenomena.