Offers insight into the lives of apes and monkeys, examining various aspects of their lifestyles and behaviour, from habitats to feeding, communicating, courting, giving birth and looking after their young. This title also visits their remote but threatened habitats, from the mountain... s of Africa to the rainforests of South-east Asia. over 300 colour photographs
This title offers an unique insight into the lives of apes and monkeys, examining every aspect of their lifestyles and behaviour, from habitats to feeding, communicating, courting, giving birth and looking after their young. Fabulous focus features give a primate's eye view of the world. It features over 300 fantastic colour images by top wildlife photographers, plus specially commissioned illustrations. It is an ideal reference guide for use at home or school for 8- to 12-year-olds. Gorillas, orang-utans, bonobos, chimpanzees - and humans - are the five 'great apes'. This book investigates the wild species, while drawing interesting comparisons with other members of the ape family. It provides an insight into every aspect of great ape lifestyle and behaviour, and visits remote but threatened habitats, from the mountains of Africa to the rainforests of South-east Asia. Special feature spreads throughout the book focus on particular topics, such as how Japanese macaques survive in the snow, how chimpanzees use tools, and how some monkeys have adapted to an urban life. Did You Know? spotlights give amazing but true facts, and myths and legends from around the world are also included.
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