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Gorillas in the mist

Author: Dian Fossey
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin, 1983. ©1983
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes four gorilla families living in the rain forests of the Virunga mountains of Rwanda during a fifteen-year case study.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fossey, Dian.
Gorillas in the mist.
Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin, 1983
(OCoLC)557514682
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dian Fossey
ISBN: 0395282179 9780395282175 0395489288 9780395489284 9780618083602 061808360X 0395366380 9780395366387 0395292179
OCLC Number: 9132014
Description: xviii, 326 pages, 80 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
In the mountain meadow of Carl Akeley and George Schaller --
Second beginning: Karisoke Research Centre, Rwanda --
Karisoke field impressions --
Three generations of one gorilla family: group 5 --
Wild orphans bound for captivity: Coco and Pucker --
Animal visitors to the Karisoke Research Centre --
The natural demise of two gorilla families: group 8 and 9 --
Human visitors to the Karisoke Research Centre --
Adjustment to a new silverback leader: group 4 --
Growing family stability: group 4 --
Decimation by poachers: group 4 --
Formation of a new family lends hope: Nunkie's group --
Epilogue --
Appendixes: --
A. Food vegetation types --
B. Birth frequency graph --
C. Rainfall distribution in the Virungas --
D. 1981 census findings --
E. Common gorilla vocalizations --
F. Autopsy findings --
G. Parasitology research --
Bibliography --
Index --
Maps: Habitats of the mountain gorilla ; Gorilla food vegetation zones ; Gorilla group ranges --
Family lines.
Responsibility: Dian Fossey.

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Describes four gorilla families living in the rain forests of the Virunga mountains of Rwanda during a fifteen-year case study.

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