Among African Apes: Stories and Photos from the Field - download pdf or read online

By Martha M. Robbins,Christophe Boesch

ISBN-10: 0520267109

ISBN-13: 9780520267107

those compelling tales and pictures take us to locations like Bwindi Impenetrable nationwide Park in Uganda, Ivindo nationwide Park in Gabon, and the Taï nationwide Park in Côte d’Ivoire for an intimate and revealing examine the lives of African wild apes—and on the lives of the people who examine them. In stories of event, study, and conservation, veteran box researchers and conservationists describe intriguing discoveries remodeled the earlier few many years approximately chimpanzees, bonobos, and gorillas. The publication good points bright descriptions of interactions between those extremely smart creatures as they hunt, socialize, and play. more challenging subject matters turn out to be good, together with the threats apes face from poaching, disorder, and deforestation. In tales which are frequently relocating and hugely own, this e-book takes degree of the way targeted the nice apes are and discusses optimistic conservation efforts, together with ecotourism, which could support deliver those incredible animals again from the threshold of extinction.

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