Tag Archives: conservation

Cover Reveal!

I’m so excited to share the cover for my upcoming book, BACK FROM THE BRINK: Saving Animals From Extinction. Read more about the cover at the Nerdy Book Club.  Preorder is now available.   

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Beastly Brains: Exploring How Animals Think, Talk, and Feel

In Beastly Brains, Castaldo delves into the minds of animals and explores animal empathy, communication, tool use, and social societies through interviews and historical anecdotes. Researchers from Charles Darwin to Jane Goodall have spent years analyzing the minds of animals, and today’s science is revolutionizing old theories and uncovering surprising similarities to our own minds. […]

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In Stores Now!

* “This eye-opening, cogent, and well-structured volume will enlighten students to both the richness of the animal kingdom and the nature of intelligence itself.”— Booklist, STARRED review“Castaldo (The Story of Seeds) presents a thought-provoking look at the minds and perceptions of animals, as well as the way human understanding of the subject has evolved…”—Publishers Weekly“The […]

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Sniffer Dogs: How Dogs (And Their Noses) Save the World

 Anyone who has ever spent time with a dog knows that dogs love sniffing!They sniff out hidden food, dirty socks, and the visitor who comes to the door.  But some dogs work with police officers, soldiers and even scientists to put their “sniffers” to work.  Sniffer dogs make use of the amazing biology behind their […]

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