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Animal Consciousness

In his new book, ‘Metazoa: Animal Life and the Birth of the Mind’, Australia’s ‘scuba-diving philosopher’ Peter Godfrey-Smith explores the evolution of animal consciousness through the inner workings of a cast of marine characters – everything from soft coral and glass sponges to hermit crabs and banded shrimp.

Listen to Peter speaking with Phillip Adams in this ABC RN, Late Night Live program here.

We can conclude that Munibung Hill is alive with conscious life in the form of birds, mammals and reptiles similar to the marine life studied by Godfrey-Smith.