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A Chimp In The Family
by: Smith, Vince
The true story of two infants, one human and one chimpanzee, growing up together. In 1990, when Vince Smith was working as a senior keeper at Chester Zoo in the English countryside, a newborn chimp was abondoned by its mother. Six months later, Vince had a son of his own. 311 pgs.
c. 2004, S/C...$14.95


A Monkey About the Place
by: Hughes, John

True story of two years of life with Pepi, a Macque monkey, taken in and cared for by the writer. A comical and loving account with several photographs.
c. 1978, H/C...$25.00
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A Primate's Memoir
by: Sapolsky, Robert M

Award-winning scientist Robert Sapolsky reinvents the traditional account of field research with this exhilarating and daring memoir of his 20-plus years studying a troop of Kenyan baboons. Book smart and naive, Sapolsky sets out to study the relationship between stress and disease. But he soon learns that life in the African bush bears little resemblance to the tranquillity of a museum diorama. He is alone in the middle of the Serengeti with no radio, no television, no electricity, no running water, and no telephone. His nearest neighbors are the Masai, a warlike tribespeople whose marriages are polygamous, with wedding parties featuring tureens of cow's blood. The victim of countless scams and his own idealistic illusions, Sapolsky nevertheless survives culinary atrocities, gunpoint encounters, and a surreal kidnapping, while witnessing the encroachment of the tourist mentality on the farthest vestiges of unspoiled Africa. As he conducts unprecedented physiological research on wild primates, he becomes evermore enamored with his subjects -- unique and compelling characters in their own right -- and he returns to them summer after summer, until tragedy finally prevents him. Here is Robert Sapolsky's exhilarating account of his life in the bush with neighbors both human and primate, by turns hilarious and poignant. The culmination of more than two decades of experience and research, A Primate's Memoir is a magnum opus from one of our foremost scientist-writers. 304 pgs.
c. 2001, H/C...$25.00


African Primates
Edited
Conservation, status survey & action plan, photos, distribution.
c.1996...S/C, Revised...$24.00
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Animal Lifestyles and Anatomies: The Case of the Prosimian Primates
by: Oxnard & Crompton & Lieberman
Activities, habitat & diet for each species.
c. 1990, H/C...$35.00
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Apes
by: Lemmon, Tess

Tells physical characteristics, habits & behavior of ape family members.
c.1993, H/C...$15.95


Apes of the World: Their Social Behavior, Communication, Mentality & Ecology
by: Tuttle, Russell
A professional and reference book in ethology devoted to the better understanding of animal behavior, ecology, conservation, and management. Taxonomy, distribution, behavior, feeding, nesting, tool behavior, mentality, communication, sociality and sociobiology. 421 pgs.
c. 1986, H/C...$79.00


Bonobo: The Forgotten Ape
by: DeWaal, Frans
This is the first extended profile of the bonobo for the general reader. It presents the most up-to-date information on the species, including comparative data from zoo populations and from the field and interviews with leading bonobo experts. Eight superb full-color photo essays give rare views of bonobos in their native habitat in the remote rain forests of Zaire and also show them in the few zoos with captive populations. 210 pages
c. 1997, H/C... $35.00
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Condition: Good, ex-library with usual library markings


Book Of Pandas, Kangaroos, & Snow Monkeys
by: Rau, Margaret

Three of Margaret Rau's nature books together in one volume: The Giant Panda at Home - 70 pgs., The Gray Kagaroo At Home - 166 pgs., and The Snow Monkey at Home - 266 pgs.. These were written after careful research including visits to the habitats of the animals and interviews with the scientists studying them.
c. 2001, S/C...$18.95


Chimpanzee Politics: Power & Sex Amoung Apes
by: De Waal, Frans

Helped to establish the now accepted view that the higher animals experience desires, intentions, and even consciousness from the study of a large colony of chimps in Arnhem Zoo. It follows their behavior, power struggles and rivalries. 232 pgs.
c.1982, S/C...$29.95
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Chimpanzee Politics: Power & Sex Amoung Apes
by: De Waal, Frans

First published in 1982, "Chimpanzee Politics" helped to establish the now accepted view that the higher animals experience desires, intentions, and even consciousness from the study of a large colony of chimps in Arnhem Zoo. It follows their behavior, power struggles and rivalries. With this edition, de Waal brings his revealing study of primate politics up to date. 147 illustrations in color. 256 pgs.
c.1998, H/C, Revised Ed...$29.95
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Chimpanzees Of Kibale Forest
by: Ghiglieri, Michael Patrick

Chimpanzee field study of ecology & social structure. 226 pgs.
c.1984, H/C...$35.00


Chimps Of Mt. Asserik
by: Brewer, Stella

Here is Stella Brewer's extraordinary account of rescuing orphaned baby chimpanzees, raising them & finally teaching them to live free in the African wild. B/W photos. 302 pgs.
c. 1978, H/C...$20.00
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Condition: Very Good with Dust Jacket


Cousins: Our Primate Relatives
by: Robin Dunbar & Louise Barrett
Accompanies Discovery Channel's television presentation Cousins - Our Primate Relatives. It covers every aspect of the world of primates, including the latest scientific theories about their behavior & evolution. Three chapters each describe in detail a distinct primate group - prosimians, mankeys & apes. Other chapters explore, using words & pictures, how these animals behave and why. Full-color photographs. 240 pgs.
c. 2000, H/C...$29.95


Dark Romance Of Dian Fossey
by: Hayes, Harold T.P.

This unflinching portrait based on interviews with 200 people, extensive research in Africa, and more than 500 letters, including the entire Fossey/Leakey correspondence, is the astonishing story, never before fully told, of Dian Fossey's remarkable life and complex, tenacious personality. Beginning with her unsolved murder, Harold Hayes explores the strange, mysterious life of the remarkable Fossey, who abanodoned her career as an occupational therapist to live in Africa among the last remaining mountain gorillas. 351 pgs.
c. 1990, H/C...$21.95
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Dark Romance Of Dian Fossey
by: Hayes, Harold T.P.

This unflinching portrait based on interviews with 200 people, extensive research in Africa, and more than 500 letters, including the entire Fossey/Leakey correspondence, is the astonishing story, never before fully told, of Dian Fossey's remarkable life and complex, tenacious personality. Beginning with her unsolved murder, Harold Hayes explores the strange, mysterious life of the remarkable Fossey, who abanodoned her career as an occupational therapist to live in Africa among the last remaining mountain gorillas. 351 pgs.
c. 1990, S/C...$10.95
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Dear Monkey
by: Truepeney, Charlotte
The true story of a diminutive Vervet monkey, adopted by two sisters on an African farm. Illustrated with a photograph & drawings. 190 pgs.
c. 1963, H/C...$35.00

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Deluge & The Ark: A Journey Into Primate Worlds
by: Peterson, Dale
The incredible story of Dale Peterson's around-the-world journey in search of endangered primates. He hiuked the mountains of Rwanda tracking gorillas, sailed the Amazon searching for bearded sakis, traveled to Borneo to explore the world of the oranhutan. He went to Sierra Leone, the Mentawai Islands, India & Madagascar searching for monkeys, gibbons, & lemurs, meeting hunters, traders & conservationists. 8 pages of color photos. 378 pgs.
c.1989...H/C...$24.95
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Ecology & Behaviour Of Nocturnal Primates
by: Charles-Dominique, Pierre

5 nocturnal prosimian, 3 bushbabies, the potto & the angwantibo appear together in the rainforest of West Africa. Detailed analysis of the dietary regimes, stratification in the forest, selection of supports & biotopes, & behavioral adaptations of each of the 5 prosimian species in Gabon reveals the ecological atrategies employed. Long-term field studies have permitted detailed correlation of behavioral & morphological features with the ecological niche of each species, including their use of nests, sleepsites, reproduction, life-expectancy, population density, communication, & social behavior. B/W photos, illustrations, charts, graphs. 277 pgs.
c. 1977, H/C...$65.00
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Condition: Like New, with dust jacket


Francis: A Pet Spider Monkey
by: Jones, Katherine

Francis was a real live Ateles Geoffroyi spider monkey shipped to the U.S. in the 1960's from one of the South American rain forests. The baby primate was taken from his mother at about six months of age and sent to a pet shop in Los Angeles where he was purchased by a family with two boys and a pet dog. The monkey fell in love with the boys, fitted into the family and was named Francis. Raising Francis and meeting the challenges and demands of a spider monkey were many. He was intelligent, mischievous, cunning, and threw his share of tantrums when he couldn't get his way. Four years later when Francis matured and Lewis grew up, the family loved him and hated to give him up, but they did the kindest thing they could for him, Lewis found him a new home. With heavy hearts, Francis was taken to a local animal farm to live out his life with other spider monkeys. Illustrated. 108 pgs.
c. 2003, S/C...$11.45

Gentle Gorilla: Story Of Patty Cake
by: Green, Susan

Describes the daily lives of Kongo, Lulu, and their infant daughter Patty Cake - a family of gorillas in Central Park Zoo. Follow along as Patty Cake learns to crawl, walk, swing from the overhead bars, and develop skills she needs to survive and grow. Until one day she broke her arm and had to be separated from her parents and sent to the Bronx Zoo hospital to recover. 303 pgs.
c. 1978, H/C...$25.00
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Condition: Very Good with dust jacket

Gibbons In The Family Tree
by: Vanderhoef, Jeanne Ann

True story of a family living with gibbons in Bangkok and came home with them to the United States thereby causing the transference of a Thai family and the building of a new house to caontain the ever growing multitude. They also caused an upheaval in the quiet course of events in the, then, small town of Vienna, Virginia. 186 pgs.
c. 1996, H/C...$22.50


Gorillas In The Mist
by: Fossey, Dian

Although Dr. Fossey's work ended tragically with her murder, her book remains an enthralling testament to one of the longest field studies of primates, covering fifteen years in the lives of four gorilla families in Central Africa. B/W Photos. 325 pgs.
c. 1983, S/C...$8.95
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Condition: Very Good, name inside front cover


Gorillas In The Mist
by: Fossey, Dian

Although Dr. Fossey's work ended tragically with her murder, her book remains an enthralling testament to one of the longest field studies of primates, covering fifteen years in the lives of four gorilla families in Central Africa. B/W Photos. 325 pgs.
c. 1983, H/C...$12.50
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Condition: Very Good w/dust jacket, minor wear on dust jacket


Great Apes
by: Freeman, Dan

Surveys many field studies on chimpanzees, gorillas and orang-utans. Also discusses the questions of the apes' relationship with man. Over 200 photos & drawings, including 60 in full color. Coffee-table size. 192 pgs.
c. 1979, H/C...$20.00
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Guenons: Management Guidelines For The Welfare Of Zoo Animals
by: Federation Of Zoological Gardens

Taxonomy, morphology, physiology, longevity, ecology, diet, feeding behavior, reproduction, enclosures, social structure, breeding, population management, handling, legislation, specific problems. Covers: L'Hoest's Monkey, Diana/Roloway Monkey, Hamlyn's (Owl-Faced) Monkey, Allen's Swamp Monkey. Charts, graphs. 33 pgs.
c. 2000, S/C, Spiral...$24.95

Handbook Of Primate Husbandry And Welfare
by: Wolfensohn, Sarah & Honess, Paul
Covers all aspects of primate care and management both in the laboratory environment and in zoos. Covers: the welfare and ethics of primate captivity, housing, husbandry systems, environmental enrichment, nutritional requirements, breeding issues, primate diseases, transporation and quarantine procedures. Representative species are covered from marmosets through macaques. Material is presented through lists, tables, illustrations & B/W photos. 168 pgs.
c. 2005, S/C...$107.99


How Monkeys See The World
by: Cheney, Dorothy & Seyfarth, Robert

The authors enter the minds of our evolutionary neighbors to explore a series of novel questions about the nature of primate intelligence & the evolution of cognition. What do mankeys know about their world? Are they aware of what they know? How might we better understand what they know & how they know it? The authors present their pioneerin experiments on the predator alrm calls of vervet monkeys in east Africa. They discuss the meaning of these calls & consider whether this vocal communication can reveal how monkeys think. 377 pgs.
c. 1990, H/C...$24.95
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Condition: Very Good - Like New, with dust jacket


In My Family Tree: A Life With Chimpanzees
by: Siddle, Sheila

The inspiring story of a woman who has dedicated her life to providing refuge for chimpanzees in Africa--and some of the chimps who have become part of her family along the way. Foreward by Jane Goodall. 284 pgs.
c. 2002, S/C...$12.00


In Quest Of The Sacred Baboon: A Scientific Journey
by: Kummer, Hans

In the deserts of Ethiopia, Kummer recreates the adventure and intellectual thrill of the early days of field research on primates. Just as Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey introduced readers to the fascinating lives of chimpanzees and gorillas, Kummer brings readers face to face with the Hamadryas baboon. B/W & Color Photos. 337 pgs.
c. 1997, S/C...$27.95


Introduction To The Primates
by: Swindler, Daris

A comprehensive guide to the evolutionary history of the world's prosimians, monkeys, and apes--and of humankind's interactions with them. This account of 65 million years of adaptation and evolution concludes with a chapter on the threat that HOMO SAPIENS now pose to the survival of the world's nonhuman primates. 42 photos. 72 drawings. 284 pgs.
c. 1998, S/C, (Regular Price $25.00)...$22.50
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Condition: Very Good - like new, except name inside front cover


Jane Goodall: 40 Years at Gombe
by: Lindsey, Jennifer

Jane Goodall is the most famous primatologist, possibly the most famous field biologist, of the 20th century. Her chimpanzee research did more to increase human knowledge of the lives of our closest relatives than that of any other scientist. It's in large part due to her example that primatology is the closest thing to a female-dominated science. But in 1986 Goodall gave up fieldwork for a higher, more pressing calling: rescuing chimpanzees from inhumane conditions in captivity and preserving the species from extinction. Jane Goodall: 40 Years at Gombe is a pictorial tribute to her life, her studies of the chimpanzees, and her unflagging efforts to motivate human beings on their behalf. Filled with photographs from the Institute's archives-many never-before published-along with the work of some of the world's top photographers, this beautifully illustrated volume traces the story of Dr. Goodall's work from its singular beginning to the Institute's present-day international activities. It is sure to appeal to Dr. Goodall's millions of admirers the world over, and to serve as a source of inspiration to many more. Color photos. 128 pgs.
c. 1999, H/C...$29.95


Just Monkeys
by: Wilson, Maurice

This book is an artist's study book of monkeys at the zoo, monkeys at play, monkeys furious, m onkeys at meal-time, monkeys sulking, all types and kinds of monkeys. 23 of his drawings are reproduced as color plates, and 50 more in B/W. The text describes monkeys in general, their habits in common with man and other mammals, their intelligence, and thier lands of origin. Just Mokeys contains: The Apes, Old World Monkeys, Mangabeys, Baboons, The American Monkeys, and On Keeping Mokeys. 87 pgs.
c. 1937, H/C...$45.00
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Kasey to the Rescue: The Remarkable Story of a Monkey and a Miracle
by: Rogers, Ellen
In this heartwarming memoir, mother-of-five Rogers shares the remarkable and surprising story of how a mischievous capuchin monkey transformed her family, bringing hope, humor, and happiness as they faced their greatest challenge. 270 pgs.
c. 2010, S/C... $15.00


Kasey to the Rescue: The Remarkable Story of a Monkey and a Miracle
by: Rogers, Ellen
In this heartwarming memoir, mother-of-five Rogers shares the remarkable and surprising story of how a mischievous capuchin monkey transformed her family, bringing hope, humor, and happiness as they faced their greatest challenge. 270 pgs.
c. 2010, H/C... $23.99


Langurs Of Abu: Female & Male Strategies Of Reproduction
by: Hrdy, Sarah Blaffer
A major study of wild primates reporting new facts and information regarding family life and sexual combat between male and female langurs. B/W & Color photos. 361 pgs.
c. 1980, S/C...$20.50


Lemur Biology
Edited by: Tattersall & Sussman

This work studies the taxonomy, paleontology, morphology, physiology, ecology & behavior of the Malagasy lemurs. A team of international experts examines such vital topics as the history & environmental background of the Malagasy porsimians, the study of relationships of the lemurs based on cytogenetic & dental information, & their unique thermoregulative processes. A conservation program is outlined for this species. B/w photos, illustrations, charts & graphs. 365 pgs.
c. 1975, H/C...$150.00
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Condition: Very Good with dust jacket


Lemur Social Systems & Their Ecological Basis
Edited by: Kappeler & Ganzhorn

The first three chapters present information from the long term field studies of three enigmatic species. The two following chapters examine the effects of predation on lemur behavior and population biology. The next four chapters present new insights into the behavioral ecology of the best known lemur species, Lemur catta. The next three chapters compare the effects of resource distribution and other ecological constraints on habitat utilization between pairs of closely related species, & the last two chapters address several aspects of lemur social evolution.Illustrations, charts & graphs. 274 pgs.
c. 1993, H/C...$199.00
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Condition: Very Good with dust jacket


Lemur's Legacy: The Evolution of Power, Sex & Love
by: Russell, Robert

How modern human behavior is linked to lemurs of 50 million years ago. 274 pgs.
c.1993...H/C...$23.95


Lemurs of Madagascar: An Action Plan for Their Conservation: 1993-1999
by: Mittermeier, Russell

An action plan for their conservation for the years 1993-1999. 58 pgs.
c.1992...S/C...$24.95


Lemurs Of Madagascar & The Comoros (IUCN Red Data Book)
by: World Cons. Monitoring Center
Covers all lemur species. General info on species, distribution, popluation, habitat & ecology, threats, conservation measures, captive breeding. Discusses the plight of lemur species & conservation options. B/W photos, maps. 240 pgs.
c. 1990, H/C...$29.95


Lemurs Of The Lost World
by: Wilson, Jane

Exploring the forest and crocodile caves of Madagascar.
c.1990...S/C...$17.50


Living New World Monkeys
by: Hershkovitz, Philip
Detailed accounts of origin, dispersal, evolution, and behavior of platyrrhines and a systematic arrangement of all know forms, living and exticnt. Examines display characteristics, pelage, evolution of color patterns, primate locomotion, cranial and dental morphology, and the central nervous system. Also contains a list of New World Monkey parasites and supplies detailed information on reproduction, growth, and development. An extensive part of the book is devoted to the taxonomay and biology of the family Callitrichidae, comprising marmosets and tamarins. Hundreds of charts, 7 color plates and 520 figures. 1117 pgs.
c. 1977, H/C, Oversize...$140.00


Living With Monkeys
by: Ryder, Vera

This is an account in turn hilarious and deeply touching of an attempt of an Englishwoman to understand the monkey mind at first hand. Vera Ryder brought home a monkey as a pet, against the wishes of her family. This book is the story of this unexpected reform and the gradual weaning away of the monkey from the manners of the jungle. Then the author imported further monkeys into her home and we read how she nursed one back to health from physical handicaps at birth. B/W photos. 115 pages.
c. 1967, H/C...$35.00
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