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May 31, 2000
| ISBN 9780756668082
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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May 31, 2000 | ISBN 9780756668082 | Middle Grade (8-12)
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” look at some of the world’s most intelligent animals. See a great silverback gorilla, the monkey with the biggest nose, how gibbons swing through the trees, multicolored marmosets, and a day in the life of a gorilla family. Learn about the knuckle walk, how a tail becomes a hand, why gorillas build nests, which South American monkeys have the loudest call, and how orangutans got their name. Discover why mountain gorillas are endangered, how chimpanzees communicate, why ring-tailed lemurs wave their tails in the air, which monkeys can run like cheetahs, and much, much more!The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures.
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