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Great apes in the wild

Elizabeth Kemf

Great apes in the wild

by Elizabeth Kemf

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Published by WWF International in Gland, Switzerland .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Elizabeth Kemf and Alison Wilson.
SeriesWWF species status report
ContributionsWilson, Alison., World Wide Fund for Nature.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17280469M
ISBN 102880852072

  We move in quick, expertly-detailed stages from great apes encountered by explorers and pathbreaking scientists in the wild to the long, grindingly miserable enslavement of apes by their human kin – and enslavement, as Herzfeld points out with a portion too much dispassion, that continued well into the present day and still goes on. Uganda: Great Apes & Wild Savannas. Winston Churchill dubbed Uganda the “Pearl of Africa” for good reason. This is a diverse country, green and tropical, with savannahs, forests, lakes, branches of the Nile and snow-covered peaks. We've partnered with the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) to develop this comprehensive itinerary that reveals.

  Remembering Great Apes is a collaboration of world renowned wildlife photographers and the Born Free Foundation.. On Thursday the 18th October the book was officially launched at a charity event hosted by the Royal Geological Society in London. The Great Apes of Uganda and Rwanda Expedition Overview Join a National Geographic-funded primatologist on treks in search of chimpanzees, gorillas, and endangered golden monkeys.

Despite the dedicated efforts of many individuals and organizations, the great apes--our closest living relatives--are on the very edge of extinction. This sweeping atlas provides a comprehensive overview of what is currently known about all six species of great apes--chimpanzee, bonobo, Sumatran orangutan, Bornean orangutan, eastern gorilla, and western lowland gorilla. Uganda: Great Apes & Wild Savannas. Date Range. September , EExperience the remote and wild savannas of Kidepo Valley, cruise the Nile river to Murchison Falls, and trek chimpanzees and gorillas on foot with AWF Naturalists. Visit an AWF Classroom Africa School and stay at an AWF Conservation Enterprise lodge.


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Great apes in the wild by Elizabeth Kemf Download PDF EPUB FB2

Welcome to Remembering Wildlife. The home of the charity book series which includes Remembering Elephants, Remembering Rhinos, Remembering Great Apes, Remembering Lions and now coming inRemembering Cheetahs (pre-order here).Our mission is to create the most beautiful books on a species ever made and then, sell those books to raise awareness of the plight facing that species and.

Fans of Will Self's satirical fiction and stunning prose will not be disappointed in the latest from the author who brought readers through the bizarre war between the sexes in Cock & Bull and into the costly world of high-stakes business in My Idea of Fun.

With Great Apes, Self takes readers into a sort of "Planet of the Apes" with a twist/5. The succeeding chapters talk about the chimpanzee, gorilla, and orangutan reproduction in the wild. Chapters 12 and 13 basically look upon the behaviors of the great apes, specifically intermale competition and sexual selection.

Here, Ambassador to the book series, Dan Richardson, talks about his recent trip to Africa with Remembering Wildlife Great apes in the wild book Margot Raggett; his thoughts on the profound experience of seeing great apes in the wild and shares some of his incredible photographs from the encounters.

Rwanda and her people are truly astounding. The gorilla, chimpanzee, bonobo, and orangutan are called great apes in recognition of their comparatively large size and humanlike features; the gibbons are called lesser apes. The great apes are much more intelligent than monkeys and gibbons.

Primatologists estimate that within 50 years, the only great apes left will be in zoos or in some form of wildlife sanctuary. Raffaele, feature writer for Smithsonian magazine and book author (Among the Cannibals, ), takes readers along as he travels into the wild to meet all four species of great ape in their natural s: 9.

The succeeding chapters talk about the chimpanzee, gorilla, and orangutan reproduction in the wild. Chapters 12 and 13 basically look upon the behaviors of the great apes, specifically intermale. Remembering Great Apes is the third book in the highly acclaimed Remembering Wildlife series of charity books and has been edited by Ian Redmond OBE.

To date, the only known example of a non-enzootic great ape-borne pathogen is Ebola virus, for which wild great apes can serve as intermediate amplifiers. This contrasts with frequent reports of great ape SFV and STLV-1 transmission to humans (notably in high-risk populations such as great ape-bitten hunters; reviewed in [ 50 ]).

The Great Ape Project (GAP), founded inis an international organization of primatologists, anthropologists, ethicists, and others who advocate a United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Great Apes that would confer basic legal rights on non-human great apes: chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, and orangutans.

The rights suggested are the right to life, the protection of individual. Largest living primates (a group that includes monkeys, apes, and humans). Despite their formidable size, gorillas are gentle animals.

The western lowland gorilla is not the gorilla featured in the book and movie Gorillas in the Mist. That’s the mountain gorilla (one of the subspecies of eastern gorilla). Remembering Great Apes aims to be the most beautiful book on the species ever made and as well as a foreword by Jane Goodall DBE, will include images by many of the world’s top wildlife photographers including Tim Laman, Brent Stirton, Greg du Toit, Art Wolfe and Frans Lanting.

Young children will explore the wild world of the great apes in this book. They’ll learn about gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos, and orangutans, then discover how monkeys differ from apes. Do you know how a gorilla builds a nest.

Learn how in “Kimo Builds a Night Nest,” a. The Great Apes includes many sidebar biographies of both human primatologists and famous individual apes.5/5(1). Meet The Apes. Orangutans and chimpanzees are endangered species and the Center for Great Apes is the only accredited orangutan sanctuary in the nation.

We invite you to meet the apes, learn their stories and find out how you can help us in our vital mission. Chimpanzees Orangutans.

Enjoy the best wildlife writing for preschoolers with this Zootles book. Young children will explore the wild world of the great apes in this book. They’ll learn about gorillas.

The best books about gorillas and chimps, including Koko’s Kittens, Gorillas in the Mist, Planet of the Apes, and Primates of Park Avenue.

The London of Great Apes is more or less our own. Its inhabitants drive Volvos and read Cosmopolitan; their delinquent offspring hang around on street. Ebola could pose a grave health threat to gorillas in Africa.

Vaccination seems like a smart solution, but dosing the animals in the wild poses major challenges. Books Music Art & design TV & radio symptoms in humans have been lethal to great apes in the past.

hiking into the national parks of Africa and Asia to see great apes in the wild. “A fantastic book Anyone who cares about animals will benefit hugely from reading it.” —Shaun Ellis, star of Animal Planet's "Living with the Wolfman" and author of The Man Who Lives with Wolves Award winning adventure journalist Paul Raffaele’s Among the Great Apes is the first book in over a decade—and possibly the last ever—to take its readers into the lives of ou/5(13).Her books for adults include The Soul of an Octopus (a National Book Award finalist), The Good Good Pig, Birdology, Spell of the Tiger, Journey of the Pink Dolphins, and Walking with the Great Apes.

She lives in New Hampshire with her husband, the writer Howard Mansfield, their border collie, Thurber, and their flock of free-range laying hens.The third in a series of charity books, Remembering Great Apesaims to raise awareness of the plight facing gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos and orangutans.