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Penguins: The Ultimate Question and Answer Book (Smithsonian Q & A)
Penguins: The Ultimate Question and Answer Book (Smithsonian Q & A)
by Lloyd Spencer Davis
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There is a whole lot more to these adorable tuxedo adorned birds than meets the eye. Penguins are remarkable creatures with fascinating behaviors. SMITHSONIAN Q & A: PENGUINS refutes common myths and reveals often–unknown facts as it answers... (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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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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Beauty and the Beasts: Woman, Ape and Evolution
Beauty and the Beasts: Woman, Ape and Evolution
by Carole Jahme
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Why are the majority of primatologists women? Mary Leakey, Dian Fossey, and Jane Goodall are among the women profiled as Carole Jahme explores the unusual bond between female primatologists and their simian subjects.<BR>... (read more)

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Orangutans: Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation
Orangutans: Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation
by Junaidi Payne
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andlt;Pandgt;This abundantly illustrated look at orangutan life tells the story of one of the most fascinating members of the great ape family. In Orangutans, conservation biologist Junaidi Payne presents an informative and compelling description of the... (read more)

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Sex and Friendship in Baboons
Sex and Friendship in Baboons
by Barbara Smuts
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When it first appeared in the mid-1980s, this book transcended the traditional ethological focus on sexual interactions by analyzing male-female relationships outside the context of mating in a troop of wild baboons. Barbara Smuts used long-term... (read more)

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The Ape and the Sushi Master: Cultural Reflections of a Primatologist
The Ape and the Sushi Master: Cultural Reflections of a Primatologist
by Frans De Waal
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What if apes had their own culture rather than an imposed human version? What if they reacted to situations with behavior learned through observation of their elders (culture) rather than with pure genetically coded instinct (nature)? In answering these... (read more)

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Primate Cognition
Primate Cognition
by Michael Tomasello
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Soon after Charles Darwin formulated his theory of evolution, primate cognition became a major area of research. In this book, Michael Tomasello and Josep Call assess the current state of our knowledge about the cognitive skills of non-human primates... (read more)

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The World of Primates (Jeff Corwin's Explorer)
The World of Primates (Jeff Corwin's Explorer)
by Jeffrey Corwin
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Championed by the late Diane Fossey, the endangered mountain gorilla is just one of the animals covered in The World of Primates. With only 700 mountain gorillas left in the wild, those that remain are in great danger from the horror and waste of the... (read more)

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Primate People: Saving Nonhuman Primates Through Education, Advocacy, and Sanctuary
Primate People: Saving Nonhuman Primates Through Education, Advocacy, and Sanctuary
by Lisa Kemmerer
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In the last 30 years the bushmeat trade has led to the slaughter of nearly 90 percent of West Africa’s bonobos, perhaps our closest relatives, and has recently driven Miss Waldron’s red colobus monkey to extinction. Earth was once rich with... (read more)

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Orangutans: Wizards of the Rain Forest
Orangutans: Wizards of the Rain Forest
by Anne E Russon
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A first-hand account of orangutan intelligence and behavior, including a scientific history, description, habitat, and rescue, rehabilitation and release programs. The revised edition has new data and has been updated.... (read more)

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The Information Continuum: Evolution of Social Information Transfer in Monkeys, Apes, and Hominids
The Information Continuum: Evolution of Social Information Transfer in Monkeys, Apes, and Hominids
by Barbara J King
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Offering a synthetic view of the evolution of communication among primates, King contends that the crucial element in the evolution of information acquisition and transfer is the acquired ability to donate information to others.... (read more)

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Bonobo
Bonobo
by Frans De Waal
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"Here at last is a book that will give the fourth great ape the visibility that this wonderful species deserves. You will learn that bonobos are not just 'little' chimpanzees, but are every bit as different from chimpanzees as chimpanzees are from... (read more)

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Wild Asia Primates Postcard Book with Postcard
Wild Asia Primates Postcard Book with Postcard
by Mark Brazil
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This postcard book hones in on one of the most vividly animated speciesaround, and is photographed by some of the worldis top wildlife photographers, as featured in the Pelican book, Wild Asia: Spirit of A Continent .The rainforests of tropical Asia... (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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Jane Goodall: The Woman Who Redefined Man
Jane Goodall: The Woman Who Redefined Man
by Dale Peterson
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This essential biography of one of the most influential women of the past century shows how truly remarkable Jane Goodalls accomplishments have been. Goodall was a secretarial school graduate when Louis Leakey, unable to find someone with more fitting... (read more)

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Jane Goodall: 50 Years at Gombe: A Tribute to Five Decades of Wildlife Research, Education, and Conservation
Jane Goodall: 50 Years at Gombe: A Tribute to Five Decades of Wildlife Research, Education, and Conservation
by Jane Goodall
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A great deal has happened since the publication of Jane Goodall: 40 Years at Gombe in 1999. Most recently, endeavors at the Gombe field site have included landmark research related to AIDS progression; establishing programs to improve sanitation, health... (read more)

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Primate Societies
Primate Societies
by Barbara B Smuts
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Primate Societies is a synthesis of the most current information on primate socioecology and its theoretical and empirical significance, spanning the disciplines of behavioral biology, ecology, anthropology, and psychology. It is a very rich source of... (read more)

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Planet Without Apes
Planet Without Apes
by Craig B. Stanford
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Planet Without Apes demands that we consider whether we can live with the consequences of wiping our closest relatives off the face of the Earth. Leading primatologist Craig Stanford warns that extinction of the great apes--chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas,... (read more)

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The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates
The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates
by Frans De Waal
About the Author
Frans de Waal is a Dutch/American biologist who has been named among Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People. The author of Our Inner Ape among many other works, he is the C. H. Candler Professor at Emory University and director of the Living... (read more)

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