Among African Apes: Stories and Photos from the Field by Martha M. Robbins,Christophe Boesch

By Martha M. Robbins,Christophe Boesch

those compelling tales and images 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 experience, examine, and conservation, veteran box researchers and conservationists describe fascinating discoveries revamped the previous few many years approximately chimpanzees, bonobos, and gorillas. The ebook positive aspects shiny descriptions of interactions between those extremely smart creatures as they hunt, socialize, and play. tougher subject matters come to be good, together with the threats apes face from poaching, sickness, and deforestation. In tales which are usually relocating and hugely own, this ebook takes degree of ways exact the nice apes are and discusses optimistic conservation efforts, together with ecotourism, which can support convey those fantastic animals again from the edge of extinction.

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