Gorilla (Eyewitness Books Series)

Gorilla (Eyewitness Books Series)

by Ian Redmond

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Gorilla (Eyewitness Books Series) by Ian Redmond

Discover the world of gorillas and other primates -- their remarkable intelligence and social behavior.

Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the lives of the great apes, monkeys and other primates. Superb color photographs of gorillas, orangutans, macaques, baboons, lemurs and numerous other primate species offer a unique "eyewitness" view of some of the world's most intelligent animals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679873327
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 08/15/1995
Series: Eyewitness Books Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.77(w) x 11.31(h) x 0.48(d)
Lexile: 1240L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 Years

Table of Contents

What are primates?6
Apes and humans8
Primitive primates10
Primates of the night12
New World monkeys16
Life in the treetops18
The clever capuchin20
Old World monkeys22
Life on the plains26
The versatile macaque28
King swingers30
Expert communicators32
On the defense34
The great apes36
The great ape of Asia38
Forest rangers40
King of the apes42
Gorilla family life44
The mountain gorillas46
The chimpanzee50
The ape extrovert52
The great engineer54
The fourth great ape56
Monkey myths58
People and primates60
Primates in danger62
Index64

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