Chapter 5: Creativity
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A Guide Horse for Ann. Rosanna Hursey; photos by Neil Soderstrom. 2005. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mill Press.

The creative porpoise: Training for novel behavior.” Karen Pryor, Richard Haag, and Joseph O’Reilly. 1969. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior 12:653.

Parents and Innate Behavior. Chapter Six from Nursing Your Baby, Updated for the '90s.” Karen Pryor. 1963. New York: Harper and Row. Rev. ed. Karen Pryor and Gale Pryor. 2007. New York: Harper-Collins.

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Photos: Peg Plays Box Game

Video: Creative Porpoise Experiment
Video: Gorilla Game
Video: Panda the Guide Horse in Action

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Peggy the shipperke playing the box game

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