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Among the apes

Martha M. Robbins

Among the apes

stories and photos from Africa

by Martha M. Robbins

  • 319 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Martha M. Robbins and Christophe Boesch
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL737.P96 A464 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24411979M
ISBN 109780520267107
LC Control Number2010033131
OCLC/WorldCa658117140

The passages in which the nut-brown boy teaches himself to read and write are masterly and among the book's improbable, imaginative best. How tempting it is to adopt the ten-year-old's term for letters-"little bugs" And the older Tarzan's realization that civilized "men were indeed more foolish and more cruel than the beasts of the jungle. Among African Apes, a collection of field diaries, is primatology given the Tarantino treatment.” — New Scientist “Compelling often moving and highly personal, this book takes measure of how special the great apes are and discusses positive conservation efforts, including ecotourism, that can help bring these magnificent animals.

The book features vivid descriptions of interactions among these highly intelligent creatures as they hunt, socialize, and play. More difficult themes emerge as well, including the threats apes face from poaching, disease, and deforestation. The first and greatest adventure of Tarzan and the inspiration for a new feature film starring Alexander Skarsgård, Margot Robbie, and Samuel L. Jackson. Born to English aristocrats marooned in the.

Eating Apes is an eloquent book about a disturbing secret: the looming extinction of humanity's closest relatives, the African great apes—chimpanzees, bonobos, and Peterson's impassioned exposé details how, with the unprecedented opening of African forests by European and Asian logging companies, the traditional consumption of wild animal meat in Central Africa has suddenly Price: $ Get this from a library! My life among the apes. [Cary Fagan] -- A woman leaves her husband, a retired judge, when he refuses to give up his passion for performing as a magician, a young man exiled from the downtown arts scene finds himself living in the suburbs.


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Tarzan's cousin, William Cecil Clayton, unwitting usurper of the ape man's ancestral English estate, is also among the party.

Tarzan spies on the newcomers, aids them in secret, and saves Jane from the perils of the jungle. Among the party was French naval officer Paul D'Arnot. While rescuing D'Arnot from the natives, a rescue ship recovers the. Tarzan of the Apes was written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, an American author best known for his science fiction, fantasy and adventure stories.

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