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Almost human : the story of Julius, the chimpanzee caught between two worlds

Author: Alfred Fidjestøl; Becky L Crook
Publisher: Vancouver ; Berkeley : Greystone Books, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A moving and revealing biography of Norway's most famous chimpanzee, born in captivity but raised in a zookeeper's home after his own mother rejected him.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Julius, (Chimpanzee)
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Fidjestøl; Becky L Crook
ISBN: 1771643854 9781771643856
OCLC Number: 1089012902
Notes: Translation of: Nesten menneske : biografien om Julius. ©2017.
Description: 240 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Nature and nurture --
Happy days --
A room of one's own --
Home for Christmas --
Monkey business --
A fugitive crosses his tracks --
Crime and punishment --
Four weddings and a funeral --
The child --
King of the apes --
End game --
These eyes.
Other Titles: Nesten menneske.
Responsibility: Alfred Fidjestøl ; translated by Becky L. Crook.

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