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Through a Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe
Through a Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe
by Jane Goodall
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Through aWindow is the dramatic saga of thirty years in the life of an intimately intertwined community—one that reads like a novel, but is one of the most important scientific works ever published.The community is Gombe, on the shores of Lake... (read more)

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Our Inner Ape: A Leading Primatologist Explains Why We Are Who We Are
Our Inner Ape: A Leading Primatologist Explains Why We Are Who We Are
by Frans De Waal
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From "one of the world's greatest experts on primate behavior" (Desmond Morris) comes a look at the most provocative aspects of human nature-power, sex, violence, kindness, and morality-through our closest cousins. For nearly twenty years, Frans De Waal... (read more)

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Chimpanzee Politics: Power and Sex Among Apes (Rev 07 Edition)
Chimpanzee Politics: Power and Sex Among Apes (Rev 07 Edition)
by Frans De Waal
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The first edition of Frans de Waal's Chimpanzee Politics was acclaimed not only by primatologists for its scientific achievement but also by politicians, business leaders, and social psychologists for its remarkable insights into the most basic human... (read more)

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Our Inner Ape: A Leading Primatologist Explains Why We Are Who We Are
Our Inner Ape: A Leading Primatologist Explains Why We Are Who We Are
by Frans De Waal
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We have long attributed man's violent, aggressive, competitive nature to his animal ancestry. But what if we are just as given to cooperation, empathy, and morality by virtue of our genes? What if our behavior actually makes us apes? What kind of... (read more)

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Reproduction and Adaptation (11 Edition)
Reproduction and Adaptation (11 Edition)
by Mascie-taylor
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In the space of one generation major changes have begun to take place in the field of human reproduction. A rapid increase in the control of fertility and the understanding and treatment of sexual health issues have been accompanied by an emerging threat... (read more)

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The Chimpanzees of the Budongo Forest: Ecology, Behaviour, and Conservation (Oxford Biology)
The Chimpanzees of the Budongo Forest: Ecology, Behaviour, and Conservation (Oxford Biology)
by Vernon Reynolds
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Unlike humans, who came down from the trees and developed bipedal locomotion, chimpanzees have remained in the original habitat of our ancestors: the tropical rainforests of Africa. In this book, Vernon Reynolds describes in detail the work of a large... (read more)

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Planet Ape
Planet Ape
by Desmond Morris
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The definitive guide to the great apes and how they compare with us, their closest living relatives. Gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos and orangutans are only a hair's breadth away from us in evolutionary terms; our DNA differs by just a few percent. These... (read more)

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Traces of the Grassman: The Search for the Ohio Bigfoot
Traces of the Grassman: The Search for the Ohio Bigfoot
by Joedy Cook
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While the Pacific Northwest of the North American continent seems to contain the most Bigfoot sightings, there are other places within the United States which also seem to house this bipedal hominid. Since the early 1800s, Ohio has been the home to many... (read more)

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The Mentalities of Gorillas and Orangutans: Comparative Perspectives
The Mentalities of Gorillas and Orangutans: Comparative Perspectives
by Sue Taylor Parker
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This interesting study sets gorilla and orangutan cognitive abilities in context with the other great apes and humans.... (read more)

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Current Topics in Primate Vocal Communication
Current Topics in Primate Vocal Communication
by Elke Zimmermann
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`An excellent review of a complex and actively debated topic.' American Anthropologist... (read more)

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Primate Sexuality: Comparative Studies of the Prosimians, Monkeys, Apes, and Humans
Primate Sexuality: Comparative Studies of the Prosimians, Monkeys, Apes, and Humans
by Alan F. Dixson
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Primate Sexuality provides an authoritative and comprehensive synthesis of current research on the evolution and physiological control of sexual behaviour in the primates - prosimians, monkeys, apes, and human beings. This new edition has been fully... (read more)

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The Gibbons: New Perspectives on Small Ape Socioecology and Population Biology (Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects)
The Gibbons: New Perspectives on Small Ape Socioecology and Population Biology (Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects)
by Susan Lappan
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The small apes, or gibbons, are among our closest living relatives, yet they have received little attention from the scientific community and the public in comparison with the other living apes. This oversight is not due to lack of appeal; their physical... (read more)

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The Gibbons of Khao Yai: Seasonal Variation in Behavior and Ecology (Primate Field Studies)
The Gibbons of Khao Yai: Seasonal Variation in Behavior and Ecology (Primate Field Studies)
by Thad Q. Bartlett
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Part of Prentice Hall's Primate Field Studies series. This field study is intended to introduce students to the habitat, behavior and social organization, of the Gibbons of Khao Yai.... (read more)

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Kanzi's Primal Language: The Cultural Initiation of Primates Into Language
Kanzi's Primal Language: The Cultural Initiation of Primates Into Language
by Par Segerdahl
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Sue Savage-Rumbaugh's work on the language capabilities of the bonobo Kanzi has intrigued the world because of its far-reaching implications for understanding the evolution of the human language. This book takes the reader behind the scenes of the filmed... (read more)

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Save the Orangutan (Save the)
Save the Orangutan (Save the)
by Sarah Eason
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Orangutans are special. The orangutan is the only ape that lives in Asia. All other apes live in Arica. But orangutans are in danger. If we dont do more to help them, fewer and fewer orangutans will live in the wild. This book tells students what can be... (read more)

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Behavioural Diversity in Chimpanzees and Bonobos
Behavioural Diversity in Chimpanzees and Bonobos
by Christophe Boesch
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Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and bonobos (Pan paniscus) are the only two species of the genus Pan, and are humans' nearest relatives. This book is an extensive review of the most recent observations from field studies on the diversity of Pan social... (read more)

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Wild Cultures: A Comparison Between Chimpanzee and Human Cultures
Wild Cultures: A Comparison Between Chimpanzee and Human Cultures
by Christophe Boesch
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How do chimpanzees say, 'I want to have sex with you?' By clipping a leaf or knocking on a tree trunk? How do they eat live aggressive ants? By using a short stick with one hand or long stick with both? Ivorian and Tanzanian chimpanzees answer these... (read more)

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Species, Species Concepts, and Primate Evolution (Depressive Illness Series)
Species, Species Concepts, and Primate Evolution (Depressive Illness Series)
by William H. Kimbel
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In order to meld the facts of organic diversity with the continuity of the evolutionary process, this volume details the diversity of theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches currently employed by primate evolutionary biologists and... (read more)

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Gorilla Society : Conflict, Compromise, and Cooperation Between the Sexes (07 Edition)
Gorilla Society : Conflict, Compromise, and Cooperation Between the Sexes (07 Edition)
by Alexander H. Harcourt
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Societies develop as a result of the interactions of individuals as they compete and cooperate with one another in the evolutionary struggle to survive and reproduce successfully. Gorilla society is arranged according to these different and sometimes... (read more)

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New World Primates: Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior (Foundations of Human Behavior)
New World Primates: Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior (Foundations of Human Behavior)
by American Anthropological Association
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This book, whose contributors are leading experts on various aspects of New World monkeys, explores the tremendous diversity to be found among neotropical primate species that have adapted to the highly varied Central and South American ecosystems. These... (read more)

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