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A Forest in the Clouds: My Year Among the Mountain Gorillas in the Remote Enclave of Dian Fossey

by John Fowler

<p><strong>For the first time, a riveting insider's account of the fascinating world of Dr. Dian Fossey’s mountain gorilla camp, telling the often-shocking story of the unraveling of Fossey’s Rwandan facility alongside adventures tracking ...

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African Safari Adventures

by Thomas Walsh

It was pure serendipity that we went on an African safari, but we are forever grateful that we did. We combined a visit with my brother and sister-in-law, a doctor and nurse volunteering at a hospital in Uganda with a safari to Rwanda, Kenya and

ISBN: 9781456625153

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Ape

by John Sorenson

<p>Apes—to look at them is to see a mirror of ourselves. Our close genetic relatives fascinate and unnerve us with their similar behavior and social personality. Here, John Sorenson delves into our conflicted relationship to the great apes, ...

ISBN: 9781861897466

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Chimpanzees and Human Evolution

by Martin N. Muller

<p>Knowledge of wild chimpanzees has expanded dramatically. This volume, edited by Martin Muller, Richard Wrangham, and David Pilbeam, brings together scientists who are leading a revolution to discover and explain human uniqueness, by studying ...

ISBN: 9780674983311

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Florida and the Game Water-Birds

by Robert Barnwell Roosevelt

<p>Florida and the Game Water-Birds written by Robert Barnwell Roosevelt who was a sportsman, author, and politician. This book was published in 1868. And now republish in ebook format. We believe this work is culturally important in its ...

ISBN: 9788822804730

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Following Fifi: My Adventures Among Wild Chimpanzees: Lessons from our Closest Relatives

by John Crocker

<p><strong>An exhilarating quest into a remote African forest to examine chimpanzees and understand the roots of human behavior.</strong></p> <p>As a young student, John Crocker embarked on the adventure of a lifetime, spending eight months in ...

ISBN: 9781681776132

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Gorilla

by Ted Gott & Kathryn Weir

<p>Since coming to international prominence in the mid-nineteenth century when English, French, and American scientists first encountered them, the gorilla’s physical resemblance to humans has struck a deep chord. Gorillas quickly came to ...

ISBN: 9781780230672

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Lost in the Jungle

by Paul du Chaillu

<p>Du Chaillu was an explorer and traveler of great note. He discovered the gorilla in Central Africa and his work is one of the seminal pieces of early Central African exploration. &nbsp;Du Chaillu’s travels to Equatorial Africa were to an area

ISBN: 1230000598620

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Monkey

by Desmond Morris

<p>Monkeys populate our culture, from the adorable hijinks of Curious George and the loyal friendship between Aladdin and Abu to the menacing gait of the winged ones in <em>The Wizard of Oz</em>. We visit them in zoos and even sometimes keep ...

ISBN: 9781780231297

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My Life With Bigfoot

A true story of Sasquatch and the Man who knew him.

by Ronald Simmons

<p>The supposedly true story of a man who lived in the forest with a Sasquatch family.</p> ...

ISBN: 1230001759266

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Primates in the Real World

Escaping Primate Folklore and Creating Primate Science

by Georgina M. Montgomery

<p>The opening of this vital new book centers on a series of graves memorializing baboons killed near Amboseli National Park in Kenya in 2009--a stark image that emphasizes both the close emotional connection between primate researchers and ...

ISBN: 9780813937403

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The New Chimpanzee

A Twenty-First-Century Portrait of Our Closest Kin

by Craig Stanford

<p>Recent discoveries about wild chimpanzees have dramatically reshaped our understanding of these great apes and their kinship with humans. We now know that chimpanzees not only have genomes similar to our own but also plot political coups, ...

ISBN: 9780674919754

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