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Introduction to the Primates
Introduction to the Primates
by Daris R Swindler
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Introduction to the Primates is a comprehensive but compact guide to the long evolutionary history of the world's prosimians, monkeys, and apes, and to the much shorter history of humankind's interactions with them, from our earliest recorded... (read more)

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Orang Pendek: Sumatra's Forgotten Ape
Orang Pendek: Sumatra's Forgotten Ape
by Richard Freeman
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W e are impressed by big things; dinosaurs, whales, rhinos, super-tankers, skyscrapers. Mention mystery apes to the man in the street and he will imaginebipedal hairy giants, 10ft tall. Indeed most reports of such things speak ofmassive animals; the yeti,... (read more)

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Gorillas in the Mist
Gorillas in the Mist
by Diane Fossey
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One of the most important books ever written about our connection to the natural world, Gorillas in the Mist is the riveting account of Dian Fossey's thirteen years in a remote African rain forest with the greatest of the great apes. Fossey's... (read more)

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The Ten Trusts: What We Must Do to Care for the Animals We Love
The Ten Trusts: What We Must Do to Care for the Animals We Love
by Jane Goodall
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We're all aware that our natural resources are threatened. But when was the last time you considered your relationship with the rest of your phylum? The Ten Trusts is an exploration of ecological and humanitarian perspectives for living in a... (read more)

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A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life among the Baboons
A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life among the Baboons
by Robert M. Sapolsky
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I never imagined that a book written by a primate behaviorologist would make me laugh out loud. Sapolsky is a born storyteller, and I found his experiences of twenty years in Africa studying baboons absolutely fascinating. You get to know the baboons... (read more)

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Empty Hands, Open Arms: The Race to Save Bonobos in the Congo and Make Conservation Go Viral
Empty Hands, Open Arms: The Race to Save Bonobos in the Congo and Make Conservation Go Viral
by Deni B
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When acclaimed author Deni Béchard first learned of the last living bonobos — matriarchal great apes that are, alongside the chimpanzee, our closest relatives in the animal kingdom — he was completely astonished. How could the world... (read more)

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Bigfoot!
Bigfoot!
by Loren Coleman
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Readers are invited to examine the evidence for Bigfoot and take a journey into the realm of crytozoology, or hidden animals, with the #1 author in the field of Bigfoot study, Loren Coleman.... (read more)

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Faces in the Forest: The Endangered Muriqui Monkeys of Brazil
Faces in the Forest: The Endangered Muriqui Monkeys of Brazil
by Karen B. Strier
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The woolly spider monkey, or muriqui, is one of the most endangered primate species in the world today. Because of deforestation pressures in its natural habitat-- the Atlantic coastal forests of southeastern Brazil--the muriquis are confined to less... (read more)

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Saving Chimpanzees Updated Edition: A Man on a Rescue Mission
Saving Chimpanzees Updated Edition: A Man on a Rescue Mission
by Eugene Cussons
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In this moving account of his work with chimpanzees, Eugene Cussons—host of Animal Planets Escape to Chimp Eden and director at Jane Goodall Institutes Chimp Eden Sanctuary—tells a story of devotion, survival and renewal. In this latter... (read more)

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Cfz Expedition Report: India 2010
Cfz Expedition Report: India 2010
by Richard Freeman
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The Centre for Fortean Zoology CFZ] is the only professional, scientific and full-time organisation in the world dedicated to cryptozoology - the study of unknown animals. Since 1992, the CFZ has carried out an unparalleled programme of research and... (read more)

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Monkey Painting
Monkey Painting
by Thierry Lenain
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Towards the end of the 1950s biologists, investigating the question of how art originated, came up with the idea of getting monkeys to paint pictures. Drawing on a large body of historical and scientific evidence, this fascinating book sets out a new... (read more)

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Primate Adaptation and Evolution
Primate Adaptation and Evolution
by John G Fleggle
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st introductory text on primate evolution because it synthesizes and allows access to primary... (read more)

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Beautiful Minds (08 Edition)
Beautiful Minds (08 Edition)
by Maddalena Bearzi
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Apes and dolphins: primates and cetaceans. Could any creatures appear to be more different? Yet both are large-brained intelligent mammals with complex communication and social interaction. In the first book to study apes and dolphins side by side... (read more)

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Kindred Beings: What 73 Chimpanzees Taught Me about Life, Love, and Connection
Kindred Beings: What 73 Chimpanzees Taught Me about Life, Love, and Connection
by Sheri Speede
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Enter a world of tender friendships, staunch loyalties, violent jealousies — and enduring love. As a child, Sheri Speede knew that she wanted to advocate for animals in any way she could. But it was not until many years after veterinary school,... (read more)

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Chimpanzee Politics: Power and Sex Among Apes
Chimpanzee Politics: Power and Sex Among Apes
by Frans De Waal
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"Gingrich has been a avid follower of de Waal's work for years. He has even placed de Waal's Chimpanzee Politics: Power and Sex among the Apes on his recommended reading list, along with better known texts such as the Declaration of Independence, the U.S.... (read more)

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Africa in My Blood: An Autobiography in Letters
Africa in My Blood: An Autobiography in Letters
by Jane Goodall
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AFRICA IN MY BLOOD is an extraordinary self-portrait in letters of Jane Goodall's early years, from childhood to the publication of IN THE SHADOW OF MAN, revealing this remarkable woman more vividly than anything published before, by her or about her. We... (read more)

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The Ten Trusts: What We Must Do to Care for the Animals We Love
The Ten Trusts: What We Must Do to Care for the Animals We Love
by Jane Goodall
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Now in paperback-the ten things we must do to ensure a safe and peaceful world, from legendary environmentalist Jane Goodall and brilliant animal behaviorist, Marc Bekoff. Combining her life's work living among the chimpanzees with her spiritual... (read more)

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Bonobo Handshake: A Memoir of Love and Adventure in the Congo
Bonobo Handshake: A Memoir of Love and Adventure in the Congo
by Vanessa Woods
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Brian Hare, dog researcher, evolutionary anthropologist, and founder of the Duke Canine Cognition Center, and Vanessa Woods offer revolutionary new insights into dog intelligence and the interior lives of our smartest pets. In the past decade, we have... (read more)

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Games Primates Play: An Undercover Investigation of the Evolution and Economics of Human Relationships
Games Primates Play: An Undercover Investigation of the Evolution and Economics of Human Relationships
by Dario Maestripieri
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Most humans don't realize that when they exchange emails with someone, anyone, they are actually exhibiting certain unspoken rules about dominance and hierarchy. The same rules regulate the exchange of grooming behavior in rhesus macaques or chimpanzees.... (read more)

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Letters From the Mist (11 Edition)
Letters From the Mist (11 Edition)
by Camilla De La Bedoyere
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Now in paperback, the full story of Dian Fossey's life with the mountain gorillas of Africa is told through her own previously unpublished letters, published in association with the Gorilla Organization with a foreword by Jane Goodall For 18... (read more)

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