skip to content
Among the great apes : adventures on the trail of our closest relatives Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Among the great apes : adventures on the trail of our closest relatives

Author: Paul Raffaele
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harper pbkView all editions and formats
Summary:
A nature journalist uses a mix of reportage, natural history, and travelogue to embark on an often hazardous journey to witness the last great apes in their native habitats.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Raffaele
ISBN: 0061671843 9780061671845
OCLC Number: 674694369
Description: xiii, 370 pages, [8] pages of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: The mountain gorillas : gorillas and guerillas in the mist --
The wild, wild chimpanzees --
The bonobos : our long-lost cousins --
King Kong at the brink : the Western lowland gorillas --
The Cross River gorillas : rarest of the rare --
The enigmatic orangutans : Borneo's man of the forest --
A call to arms.
Responsibility: Paul Raffaele.

Abstract:

The great apes - gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos and orangutans - are our closest relatives, with whom we share most of our DNA. This title takes readers on a journey from isolated jungles to misty  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"A fantastic book that's also a really emotional ride. Anyone who cares about animals will benefit hugely from reading it." -Shaun Ellis, star of Animal Planet's Living With the Wolfman and author of Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/674694369> # Among the great apes : adventures on the trail of our closest relatives
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "674694369" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1090173> ; # Rare mammals
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/867323184#Topic/apes> ; # Apes
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/811248> ; # Apes
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/811249> ; # Apes--Behavior
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/867323184#Topic/apes_conservation> ; # Apes--Conservation
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/867323184#Topic/apes_behavior> ; # Apes--Behavior
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/599.88/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009115112> ; # Apes--Behavior
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh86007975> ; # Rare mammals
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85005941> ; # Apes
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/867323184#Topic/rare_animals> ; # Rare animals
   schema:bookEdition "1st Harper pbk." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/18706903> ; # Paul Raffaele
   schema:datePublished "2011" ;
   schema:description "A nature journalist uses a mix of reportage, natural history, and travelogue to embark on an often hazardous journey to witness the last great apes in their native habitats."@en ;
   schema:description "The mountain gorillas : gorillas and guerillas in the mist -- The wild, wild chimpanzees -- The bonobos : our long-lost cousins -- King Kong at the brink : the Western lowland gorillas -- The Cross River gorillas : rarest of the rare -- The enigmatic orangutans : Borneo's man of the forest -- A call to arms."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/867323184> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Among the great apes : adventures on the trail of our closest relatives"@en ;
   schema:productID "674694369" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/674694369#PublicationEvent/new_york_harper_2011> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/867323184#Agent/harper> ; # Harper
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780061671845> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/674694369> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009115112> # Apes--Behavior
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Apes--Behavior"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh86007975> # Rare mammals
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Rare mammals"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1090173> # Rare mammals
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Rare mammals"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/811248> # Apes
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Apes"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/811249> # Apes--Behavior
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009115112> ; # Apes--Behavior
   schema:name "Apes--Behavior"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/18706903> # Paul Raffaele
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Raffaele" ;
   schema:givenName "Paul" ;
   schema:name "Paul Raffaele" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780061671845>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0061671843" ;
   schema:isbn "9780061671845" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.