View more creativity in nature on these Youube videos David Attenborough on bowerbirds (9:28) or this video (includes images of the bowerbirds mating). YouTube offers many videos of the painting elephants of Thailand.

Learn more about the emotional lives of animals from these books:

The Souls of Animals by Unitarian Universalist minister Gary Kowalski (Stillpoint Publishing 1991)

When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson and Susan McCarthy (Delacorte Press, 1995)

The Pig Who Sang to the Moon: The Emotional World of Farm Animals by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson (Ballantine Books, NY, 2003)

Visit the Unitarian Universalist Ministry for Earth or the UUA's Green Sanctuary program to learn how UUs are involved in taking care of the earth.

For more information contact religiouseducation@uua.org.