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Almost Human: A Journey into the World of Baboons

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Publisher Comments:

When Shirley C. Strum first set out in 1972 to do graduate work with baboons in Kenya, conventional wisdom had it that primate society, epitomized by monkeys such as baboons, was based on aggression and ruled by the males, their brute force and their dominance hierarchy. But her absorbing chronicle of fifteen years spent observing a troop of baboons has revealed remarkable new aspects of animal behavior.

Synopsis:

"An entertaining and readable account of what life is like, not only for baboons, but those who watch them....Fascinating and compelling reading." --

About the Author

Shirley Carol Strum (b. 1947) is professor of anthropology at the University of California, San Diego. She divides her time between Kenya and the United States.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393307085
Foreword:
Schaller, George B.
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Foreword by:
Schaller, George B.
Foreword:
Schaller, George B.
Author:
Strum, Shirley C.
Author:
Schaller, George
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Mammals
Subject:
Zoology
Subject:
Animal intelligence
Subject:
Apes & Monkeys
Subject:
Baboons
Subject:
Olive baboon
Subject:
Primatas
Subject:
Life Sciences - Zoology - Primatology
Subject:
Animals - Mammals
Subject:
Nature Studies-Mammals
Copyright:
Series Volume:
OM-188
Publication Date:
September 1990
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.22x6.15x1.03 in. 1.16 lbs.

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