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Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. The Day of the Dog by Archie Weller. On his first day out Doug is offered a number of choices, each of which seems likely to lead him back to prison-or worse. The Day of the Dog tells the tragic story of Doug s few days of freedom. Set in urban Aboriginal Australia the novel i 'Energy to burn, right up to the shattering climax. Set in urban Aboriginal Australia the novel is a fast paced as it is gripping.
Scenes of sudden, devastating brutality give way to peaceful, even lyrical interludes as Doug, his family and those close to him find temporary relief in friendship, love, alcohol or escape to the bush. But they are always drawn back into the ever-narrowing circle of crime, violence, and the inevitable destruction. Get A Copy. Paperback , pages.
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Showing Rating details. More filters. Sort order. This was an engaging story but ultimatly rather boring. For my evolutionary psychology class, I've started assigning a "creative project. To help with the process, I created this list of concepts from the class, Darwin's Definitions , which has about 30 concepts that are foundational in the field of evolutionary psychology.
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Angelina submitted her creative product today. It is an analysis of a dog's day from an evolutionary psychological perspective. I immediately thought that it was brilliant. Find that story, along with a picture of Nala, the protagonist, below. My niche is a nice open space in Greenville, NY.
My humans moved us here a couple years ago and I appreciate it a lot more since I now have 23 acres to run and play on. I love running around searching for all the different animals that have come into the yard and finding all the toys that I have buried. Thankfully my genotype has given me the ability to have an amazing sense of smell. My human mother even plays hide and seek with me. My ancestors came via Newfoundland and were then transported to England. Many of my ancestors' owners lived in cold and wet environments. They primarily used my kind to hunt, fish, and gather the fishing rope from the water.
Because of this historical context, we developed a fitness toward that particular environment. This allows me to have resistance to the cold and water. Our sense of smell came in handy when searching for prey. My birth parents even helped their humans hunt. I spend most of my days hanging with my family. Luke and Leia are siblings and the newest members of our family. Right now, Leia and I are the only female dogs in the house. When we first got Hodor, he and Gizmo use to get into fights every time I was in heat—without fail!
It seemed that they were both fighting to see who would win and then be able to reproduce with me. Our life history strategy is fast compared to our humans. Depending on your breed, you may only live to be six years old while others may live to be 15 years old. According to the parental investment theory , we are different compared to our humans with regard to our investment in our offspring. Back Get Help.
Back Magazine. Subscribe Issue Archive. Back Today. The Power of Rituals to Heal Grief. The Positives of Dyslexia. Glenn Geher Ph. Follow me on Twitter. Friend me on Faceook. Submitted by Rose on January 10, - pm. I love this! Great work, Angelina!
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