John M. Marzluff Quotes.

1. "pace of genetic selection, recombination,"
- John M. Marzluff, In The Company Of Crows And Ravens

2. "Natural selection is intolerant of idle verbosity."
- John M. Marzluff, Gifts of the Crow: How Perception

3. "Better choices require some thought and sacrifice but are respectful of other thoughtful and innovative animals with which we live. And ultimately our tough choices will sustain our natural diversity."
- John M. Marzluff, Gifts of the Crow: How Perception

4. "In a world where so much of our natural heritage is being lost, why not celebrate the few bright spots where it is surviving and adapting?"
- John M. Marzluff, Gifts of the Crow: How Perception

5. "The acute attention that ravens pay to our subtle signals underscores the degree to which they can draw conclusions from our body language. They perceive our intentions even though we may not be consciously aware of them."
- John M. Marzluff, Gifts of the Crow: How Perception

6. "Our words have no inherent meaning to a corvid; they are arbitrary, but the natural communication system of these birds also involves arbitrary symbols (calls) that refer to specific objects and actions in their world."
- John M. Marzluff, Gifts of the Crow: How Perception