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Jane Goodall: A Biography
Jane Goodall: A Biography
by Meg. Greene
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This biography relates the fascinating story of Jane Goodall, a naive young woman who started her work without even a college degree and eventually developed into a dedicated scientist and a world-famous conservationist and humanitarian.... (read more)

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California Studies in Food and Culture #6: Eating Apes
California Studies in Food and Culture #6: Eating Apes
by Dale Peterson
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"A beautifully written book about an ongoing tragedy of global significance. Dale Peterson's account sweeps across broad issues of conservation and animal welfare that are linked to human welfare and should be the concern of everyone everywhere."—... (read more)

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Jane Goodall: 40 Years at Gombe: A Tribute to Four Decades of Wildlife Research, Education, and Conservation
Jane Goodall: 40 Years at Gombe: A Tribute to Four Decades of Wildlife Research, Education, and Conservation
by Gilbert M Grosvenor
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Chronicles the years that Jane Goodall spent at Gombe Stream documenting the behavior of chimpanzees.... (read more)

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The Spectral Tarsier (Primate Field)
The Spectral Tarsier (Primate Field)
by Sharon L Gursky
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Part of Prentice Hall's Primate Field Studies series.The Spectral Tarier shares the results of long-term field study by Sharon L. Gursky with a broad audience.... (read more)

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Primate Anthology : Essays on Behavior, Ecology and Conservation From Natural History (98 Edition)
Primate Anthology : Essays on Behavior, Ecology and Conservation From Natural History (98 Edition)
by Russell L. (ed.) Ciochon
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Offers a multi-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary perspective. this anthology offers a collection of 33 readings on primate behavior, ecology, and conservation — originally published in Natural History Magazine.... (read more)

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The Impenetrable Forest: My Gorilla Years in Uganda
The Impenetrable Forest: My Gorilla Years in Uganda
by Thor Hanson
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A self-described eco-nerd Thor Hanson, scientist and writer, brought the nascent gorilla tourist program in Bwindi National Park, located within Africa's Impenetrable Forest, to life. With grace and good humor Hanson navigates the local customs, mores... (read more)

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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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The Intimate Ape: Orangutans and the Secret Life of a Vanishing Species
The Intimate Ape: Orangutans and the Secret Life of a Vanishing Species
by Shawn Thompson
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Written with infectious personal passion, "The Intimate Ape" takes readers into orangutans' natural habitats and discovers the complex natures of these great apes, and the dedication of the humans who care for them. color photo insert.... (read more)

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Nim Chimpsky: The Chimp Who Would Be Human
Nim Chimpsky: The Chimp Who Would Be Human
by Elizabeth Hess
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This compassionate biography explores a fascinating character and an important story, beautifully illustrating the life of the mischievous chimpanzee who was the subject of a language experiment in the '70s. Both hopeful and sad, this moving account... (read more)

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Snow Monkeys: The Gentle Giants of the Forest (Wildlife Monographs)
Snow Monkeys: The Gentle Giants of the Forest (Wildlife Monographs)
by Heather Angel
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Japan's sole monkey - the Japanese macaque - lives in subtropical lowlands and in subalpine regions.  The monkeys live in the Japanese Alps where snow blankets the ground for most of the winter, and are affectionately called Snow Monkeys. ... (read more)

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Great Ape Odyssey
Great Ape Odyssey
by Birute Mar Galdikas
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Early in her career in the late 1960s, Biruté Galdikas was handpicked, along with Jane Goodall and the late Dian Fossey, by the renowned paleontologist Louis Leakey to go out into the world and study the great apes. She went on to dedicate her life to... (read more)

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Manipulative Monkeys: The Capuchins of Lomas Barbudal
Manipulative Monkeys: The Capuchins of Lomas Barbudal
by Susan Perry
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With their tonsured heads, white faces, and striking cowls, the monkeys might vaguely resemble the Capuchin monks for whom they were named. How they act is something else entirely. They climb onto each other's shoulders four deep to frighten enemies... (read more)

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Mountain Gorillas: Biology, Conservation, and Coexistence
Mountain Gorillas: Biology, Conservation, and Coexistence
by Gene Eckhart
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Tucked into one of the most beautiful and conflicted regions of the world are the last of the mountain gorillas. These apes have survived centuries of human encroachment into their habitat and range and decades of intense conflict and violence. The... (read more)

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Song of the Ape (12 Edition)
Song of the Ape (12 Edition)
by Andrew R. Halloran
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An absorbing investigation of chimpanzee language and communication by a young primatologist While working as a zookeeper with a group of semi-wild chimpanzees living on an island, primatologist Andrew Halloran witnessed an event that would cause... (read more)

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How Monkeys See the World: Inside the Mind of Another Species
How Monkeys See the World: Inside the Mind of Another Species
by Dorothy L. Cheney
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Cheney and Seyfarth enter the minds of vervet monkeys and other primates to explore the nature of primate intelligence and the evolution of cognition. "This reviewer had to be restrained from stopping people in the street to urge them to read it: They... (read more)

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Kanzi: The Ape at the Brink of the Human Mind
Kanzi: The Ape at the Brink of the Human Mind
by Sue Savage-rumbaugh
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The remarkable story of a "talking" chimp, a leading scientist, and the profound insights they have uncovered about our species He has been featured in cover stories in Time, Newsweek, and National Geographic, and has been the subject of a "NOVA... (read more)

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Among Chimpanzees: Field Notes from the Race to Save Our Endangered Relatives
Among Chimpanzees: Field Notes from the Race to Save Our Endangered Relatives
by Nancy Merrick
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Gombe, 1972 Juma and Peter were keeping up fairly well with the chimps, losing sight of them only occasionally. They were wearing khaki shorts and Tanzanian plastic sandals, and their legs were scratched repeatedly by bushes along the side of the... (read more)

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The Last Great Ape: A Journey Through Africa and a Fight for the Heart of the Continent
The Last Great Ape: A Journey Through Africa and a Fight for the Heart of the Continent
by Ofir Drori
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Staging heart-pounding, espionage-style raids, Ofir Drori and his organization, The Last Great Ape (LAGA), have put countless poachers and traffickers of endangered species behind bars, and they have fought back against a Kafkaesque culture of corruption.... (read more)

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Walking With the Great Apes (09 Edition)
Walking With the Great Apes (09 Edition)
by Sy Montgomery
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Three astounding women scientists have in recent years penetrated the jungles of Africa and Borneo to observe, nurture, and defend humanity's closest cousins. Jane Goodall has worked with the chimpanzees of Gombe for nearly 50 years; Diane Fossey died in... (read more)

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Primate Enrichment Diary
Primate Enrichment Diary
by Sheryl L. Sherman
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OVER THE YEARS I HAVE SAVED FAVORITE ENRICHMENT TECHNIQUES AND RECIPES THAT HAVE BEEN SHARED THROUGHOUT THE PRIMATE COMMUNITY. THIS IS BY NO MEANS A COMPLETE COLLECTION. IT IS ONLY A PORTION OF MY MONKEYS' FAVORITES PUT TOGETHER IN A "COOKBOOK" FASHION... (read more)

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