While he has not, in my hearing, spoken the English language, he makes it perfectly plain that he understands it. And he uses his ears, tail, eyebrows, various rumbles and grumbles, the slant of his head, a nudge from his huge paw, a thrust of his great, cold nose or a succession of heart-rending sighs to get his meaning across.
Jean Little, Canadian author
From 'Stars Come Out Within' (1990).
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