By Vicki Hearne
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Such opportunities are not always forthcoming, of course. ADAM'S TASK and thus all of the cosmos, is in doubt and bewilderment when the hero is no longer visible as a moral center. If the dog is not a hero, then he may sometimes be a Shakespearean fool, ignored in the middle of tragic storms. I'd like to use an example from a "true life" dog story. It concerns Rinnie and his handler, John Judge, who were the pride of the Wichita, Kansas Police Department. Rinnie's nose was foolproof, his heart gallant, brave and dedicated, his mind alert and questioning.
The other event was the arrival in Riverside, California, a few months later of Washoe, Moja and Loulis, three signing chimpanzees, and my coming to observe them and to talk with two of the people who worked with them. This happened at a moment when the debates about whether or not what the chimpanzees were doing could be accepted as language were particularly hot, and I suddenly had an occasion to begin writing, after hundreds of false starts. That is one reason why this book, which is primarily concerned with domestic animals, especially working animals, begins with speculations about a wild animal.
If there was no reason for the bite, nothing that a reasonable person could recognize as a reason, the relationship with the dog would have broken down. But there is no such agreement with Washoe, and Ken and Roger are, for the moment at least, still in some relationship with her. Ken tells me another story about Washoe attacking him. On this occasion she was charging for him. " Washoe, in Ken's account, hesitated in her charge and then continued forward-but forward into Ken's arms for a hug. I am reminded that Ken knows Washoe, and I don't.
Adam's Task: Calling Animals by Name by Vicki Hearne