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Among the apes : stories and photos from Africa

Author: Martha M Robbins; Christophe Boesch
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English

Includes stories and photographs that takes us to places like Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda, Ivindo National Park in Gabon, and the Tai National Park in Cote d'Ivoire for a revealing  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Pictorial works
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha M Robbins; Christophe Boesch
ISBN: 9780520267107 0520267109
OCLC Number: 710973761
Description: pages cm
Contents: List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction: Who, What, Where, and Why Martha M. Robbins 1. Discovering Apes Martha M. Robbins 2. Life and Death in the Forest Christophe Boesch 3. Encounters with Bili Chimpanzees in the Undisturbed Gangu Forest Cleve Hicks 4. Is Blood Thicker Than Water? Gottfried Hohmann and Barbara Fruth 5. Our Cousins in the Forest--or Bushmeat? Christophe Boesch 6. Discovering Chimpanzee Traditions Crickette Sanz and David Morgan 7. Keeping it in the Family: Tribal Warfare between Chimpanzee Communities Josephine Head 8. Winona's Search for the Right Silverback: Insights into Female Strategies at a Natural Rain Forest Clearing in Northern Congo Thomas Breuer 9. The Long Road to Habituation: A Window into the Lives of Gorillas Chloe Cipolletta 10. Among Silverbacks Martha M. Robbins 11. The Diversity of the Apes: What Is the Future? Christophe Boesch Contributors Index
Responsibility: edited by Martha M. Robbins and Christophe Boesch.


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