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The Human Side of Animals, Royal Dixon
The following passage is an excerpt from a book that explores the concept that animals possess human characteristics.

Dixon, Royal. The Human Side of Animals. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1918. Print

According to the author, why are animals often considered by humans to be "dumb" (line 29)?


Animals often hurt themselves on purpose.


Animals try and fail to communicate their thoughts and feelings to humans.


Animals are sometimes unable to work together as a species to achieve a common goal.


Humans are incapable of understanding the nuances of animal language.

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