A primate’s memoir: love death and baboons in East Africa

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A primate’s memoir: love death and baboons in East Africa
Authors: Sapolsky
Year: 2011
Publisher: Random House;Vintage Digital
Language: english
ISBN 13: 9781446450321
ISBN 5021446450325
Categorie: Biology
Pages: 304
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A primate’s memoir: love, death and baboons in East Africa Sapolsky, Robert M
Discover this remarkable account of twenty-one years in remote Kenya with a troop of Savannah baboons from the New York Times bestselling author of Behave.’One of the best scientist-writers of our time’ Oliver SacksBrooklyn-born Robert Sapolsky grew up wishing he could live in the primate diorama in the Museum of Natural History. At school he wrote fan letters to primatologists and even taught himself Swahili, all with the hope of one day joining his primate brethren in Africa. But when, at the age of twenty-one, Sapolky’s dream finally comes true he discovers that the African bush bears little resemblance to the tranquillity of a museum. This is the story of the next twenty-one years as Sapolsky slowly infiltrates and befriends a troop of Savannah baboons. Alone in the middle of the Serengeti with no electricity, running water or telephone, and surviving countless scams, culinary atrocities and a surreal kidnapping, Sapolsky… Categories:
Biology
Year:
2011
Publisher:
Random House;Vintage Digital
Language:
english
Pages:
304
ISBN 10:
1446450325
ISBN 13:
9781446450321
File:
54 MB

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