The Bonobos

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The Bonobos

Author : Takeshi Furuichi
ISBN : 9780387747873
Genre : Science
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Once one of the least studied of the great apes, this new text covers the latest research into these fascinating creatures. Split into two parts, it covers scientific research, which has attempted to answer why bonobos have some unique characteristics such as high social status of females and flexible social relationships. Then, it moves on to conservation. Both the local and global aspects of the factors threatening the wild bonobo population are reviewed.
Category: Science
The Bonobos
Language: en
Pages: 327
Authors: Takeshi Furuichi, Jo Thompson
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-24 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Once one of the least studied of the great apes, this new text covers the latest research into these fascinating creatures. Split into two parts, it covers scientific research, which has attempted to answer why bonobos have some unique characteristics such as high social status of females and flexible social
The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Frans de Waal
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-25 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

In this lively and illuminating discussion of his landmark research, esteemed primatologist Frans de Waal argues that human morality is not imposed from above but instead comes from within. Moral behavior does not begin and end with religion but is in fact a product of evolution. For many years, de
Bonobo
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Frans B. M. Waal, Frans Lanting
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Primatologist Frans de Waal and wildlife photographer Frans Lanting present the most up-to-date perspective available on the bonobo, the least known of the great apes. 75 color plates.
Behavioural Diversity in Chimpanzees and Bonobos
Language: en
Pages: 285
Authors: Christophe Boesch, Gottfried Hohmann, Linda Marchant
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-08 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and bonobos (Pan paniscus), otherwise known as pygmy chimpanzees, are the only two species of the genus Pan. As they are our nearest relatives, there has been much research devoted to investigating the similarities and differences between them. This book offers an extensive review of the most
Congo
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Sean Rorison
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides

A guide to visiting the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Congo that provides an overview of the countries' geography, climate, history, government, culture, politics, and economy and offers information on accommodations, transportation, entertainment, shopping, nightlife, attractions, restaurants, and sights.