Download e-book for kindle: Among the Great Apes: Adventures on the Trail of Our Closest by Paul Raffaele

By Paul Raffaele

"A awesome booklet. . . . a person who cares approximately animals will profit highly from studying it." -Shaun Ellis, superstar of Animal Planet's "Living with the Wolfman" and writer of The guy Who Lives with Wolves

Award successful event journalist Paul Raffaele's Among the good Apes is the 1st booklet in over a decade-and probably the final ever-to take its readers into the lives of our charismatic cousins the nice apes of their local habitats. Raffaele, a characteristic author for Smithsonian journal, has been known as "nothing lower than a special global treasure" through popular writer Alvin Toffler.

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