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Among African Apes: Stories and Photos from the Field

Among African Apes: Stories and Photos from the Field (Hardback)

Edited by Robbins, Martha M.
Edited by Boesch, Christophe

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These compelling stories and photographs take us to places like Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda, Ivindo National Park in Gabon, and the Tai National Park in Cote d'Ivoire for an intimate and revealing look at the lives of African wild apes - and at the lives of the hu...mans who study them. In tales of adventure, research, and conservation, veteran field researchers and conservationists describe exciting discoveries made over the past few decades about chimpanzees, bonobos, and gorillas. This book features vivid descriptions of interactions among these highly intelligent creatures as they hunt, socialize, and play. More difficult themes emerge as well, including the threats apes face from poaching, disease, and deforestation. In stories that are often moving and highly personal, this book takes measure of how special the great apes are and discusses positive conservation efforts, including ecotourism, that can help bring these magnificent animals back from the brink of extinction.
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ISBN 9780520267107
Released NZ 1 Jun 2011
Publisher University of California Press
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9780520267107
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Status Back Order Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
Publisher University of California Press
Imprint University of California Press
Released 1 Jun 2011
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
 › 1 other possible formats available
Author(s) Edited by Robbins, Martha M.
Edited by Boesch, Christophe
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Biology & Life Sciences
Primates
Earth Sciences
Number of Pages 200
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 20mm
Dewey Code 599.88096
Weight 454g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Apes - Africa, Apes - Research - Africa
NBS Text Life Sciences: Zoology
ONIX Text College/higher education

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