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Claire H. Schiller (New York: International Universities Press, Inc, 1957), 5–80. , 7. 24 traci warkentin affordance) appears in the form of a moving, warm, sweaty mammalian body. Her world must seem (feel, smell) radically different from one’s human world, in terms of scale, time and space, and in terms of what is of vital, sensory importance. ”5 While vividly effective, the image of the umwelt as a bubble can be somewhat misleading. One might assume a kind of extreme disconnection arising from the bubble, and so imagine that there is no possibility of common or shared experience.
41 This awareness, as a humbling approach to start thinking about learning, communication, and the diverse perceptual experiences of animals (and of other humans for that matter), signals a need for careful attentiveness to the unique ways individuals outwardly express their agency in complex, social environments. , What is an Animal? (London: Unwin Hyman Ltd, 1988), 13. Gregory Bateson, Steps to an Ecology of Mind (New York: Ballantine Books, 1972), 179. 41 Peter Harries-Jones, A Recursive Vision: Ecological Understanding and Gregory Bateson (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995), 148.
Howard C. Hughes, Sensory Exotica: A World Beyond Human Experience (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1999), 87. , 96. , 94. 11 There is still much not known or understood about echolocation, but marine biologists studying biosonar, like Patrick Moore, have learned that bottlenose dolphins can use echolocation to detect a wide range of variation in their environments. According to Moore, “the dolphin has an acute ability to extract information from [returning echoes]. ”13 Although there has been considerably less research conducted with orcas, also known as killer whales, they are thought to echolocate in much the same way as they have similar anatomy to the bottlenose dolphins.