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The lion's eye : seeing in the wild

The lion's eye : seeing in the wild

Author: Joanna Greenfield
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Joanna Greenfield dreamed of traveling to East Africa to study one of the last known populations of wild chimpanzees. When she was offered a once-in-a-lifetime chance, the young student set off from peaceful Kenya into politically hazardous Uganda . From there, a small team of guides led her into the mountains. In stunningly evocative language, Greenfield depicts the beauty of the rainforest and the determination  Read more...
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Named Person: Joanna Greenfield
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Greenfield
ISBN: 9780316328487 0316328480
OCLC Number: 320953951
Description: vii, 312 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Nairobi, Kenya, 1986 --
The highland savanna --
The lion's eye --
Ugandan Mountains of the Moon --
Guest of the gorillas --
Batuko's bed --
The missing monkeys --
The real volunteers --
The box of ecology --
Batuko's walk --
Journey down the mountain --
Poachers' village --
Entrance to the forest --
Building camp --
The chimpanzee nest --
Empundu --
Chimpanzee soldiers --
Kamumbo's beating --
Leopard --
The forest ranger's threat --
Earthquake --
Rain dance --
Words --
The rains --
A gold watch --
Gender confusion --
Bus trip --
The safari --
The soldiers' roadblocks --
Chimpanzee dung --
Chimpanzee socioecology --
African wives --
The fig tree --
L'Hoesti lost --
Old chimp --
So many cars --
Warning --
Soldier decision --
Photos --
Famine --
Mama Shaveleg --
Rafiki --
The blind --
Sensory deprivation --
A multitude of L'Hoesti --
Fire ants --
Outside the ring of fire --
Poachers' dog --
No chimps for a week --
Black magic --
Lost --
Shaveleg's son --
Machete cut --
Mama Shaveleg's return --
The fruit tree --
Bitten --
Soldier end --
Toilets at the border --
A separate skin --
Undergraduate thesis --
Cage neurosis --
Return to Africa.
Responsibility: Joanna Greenfield.
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