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Following Fifi : my adventures among wild chimpanzees : lessons from our closest relatives

Author: John Crocker, M.D.; Jane Goodall
Publisher: New York, NY : Pegasus Books Ltd., [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Pegasus books editionView all editions and formats
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John Crocker spent eight months in the Gombe forest working with Jane Goodall. He would follow families of wild chimpanzees and learn the fundamental behavioural traits of these chimps as they raised their offspring. Upon returning home and becoming a doctor, Crocker found himself incorporating the lessons he learned into his work as a father and physician.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: John Crocker, M.D.; Jane Goodall; Jane Goodall
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Crocker, M.D.; Jane Goodall
ISBN: 9781681775685 1681775689
OCLC Number: 975366339
Notes: "December 2017"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: xv, 269 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Jane Goodall --
Preface --
The main players --
Map of study site location : Gombe Stream National Park --
Illustration of author's hut in the Gombe forest --
Part one. Into the forest. Gombe arrival ; Settling in ; A day in the life of Fifi and Freud ; Of chimps and men ; Madame Bee holds her own ; Trust and security ; My friend and mentor : Hamisi Matama ; Knowing Jane ; Leave-taking --
Part two. The medical path. Entering the medical field ; Forest reflections : jungle influences in my practice --
Part three. Return to Gombe. Gombe calling ; Reunion with Jane ; Gombe return ; Back to the forest ; Jane's Peak ; Finding my place ; Forest reflections : how wild chimpanzees helped make me a better father ; A path less traveled : Bubongo Village ; More forest reflections : broadening my perspective on family medicine ; Good-bye again ; Keeping up with Jane --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: John Crocker, MD ; foreword by Jane Goodall.

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John Crocker spent eight months in the Gombe forest working with Jane Goodall. He would follow families of wild chimpanzees and learn the fundamental behavioural traits of these chimps as they raised their offspring. Upon returning home and becoming a doctor, Crocker found himself incorporating the lessons he learned into his work as a father and physician.

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