3 edition of Chimpanzees (True Books) found in the catalog.
|Statement||Childrens Press (CT)|
|Publishers||Childrens Press (CT)|
|LC Classifications||September 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 55 p. :|
|Number of Pages||64|
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The New Age of Exploration, 2013. What about Gibbons who are monogamous? In 1997 Gloria Grow started a sanctuary for chimps retired from biomedical research on her farm outside Montreal. Andrew Westoll is a born story teller: The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary, written with empathy and skill, tenderness and humour, involves us in a world few understand. Bonobos are the largest frugivorous animals in this region, after elephants.
This book is not an in-your-face telling-you-what-to-do animal rights book full of horror, but an account of tenderness, turmoil and Chimpanzees (True Books) spanning over a period of time much longer than when Fauna Sanctuary opened its doors 14 years ago. This woman is a walking menagerie of frumpy disillusionment, in desperate need of the unconditional love only an animal can provide.
It is very specific and one of my kids feels like this was a direct answer to her questions in this regard. In 1976, 24-year-old Margo Olsen was found murdered, and the crime was pinned on her African-American boyfriend, Howie Carter, who was killed by police a few weeks later.
This suggests female bonobos can have hostile rivalries with each other and a propensity to carry out infanticide. Wobber V, Wrangham R, Hare B February 2010.
In addition it seems to be recommended reading for senators and business leaders.
Had the zookeepers not intervened, the infant almost certainly would have died from dehydration. Ivanov had the perfect qualifications: Not only did he possess a special interest in creating interspecific hybrids, he was an early specialist in artificial insemination, who had achieved international renown as a successful pioneer when it came to horse breeding.
Etymology [ ] Formerly the bonobo was known as the "pygmy chimpanzee", despite the bonobo having a similar body size to the common chimpanzee.
They sleep in nests that they construct in trees.
Jellyfish and insects, frogs and lizards, fish and birds are all animals just as cats and dogs are.
Reader's main concern is raised early in the book, with the author's parallel between his study and island biogeography.