Chimpanzee

Lessons from our Sister Species

The complete guide to our closest living relative, drawing on thirty years of primate observation. Les mer
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The complete guide to our closest living relative, drawing on thirty years of primate observation.

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1. Sister's keeper: humans and chimpanzees; 2. Wild lesson: why study animals in nature?; 3. A most surprising creature: the discovery of the chimpanzee; 4. Kin: the chimpanzee's place in nature; 5. Scratching out a living in an unforgiving world: habitat and diet; 6. Guts, glorious guts, large stomach and colon; 7. Thews, sinews and bone: chimpanzee anatomy and osteology; 8. Arboreal gathering, terrestrial traveling: locomotion and posture; 9. Forged in nature's cauldron: engineering the chimpanzee; 10. Up from the protoape: the evolution of the chimpanzee; 11. Building a natural wonder: growth, development and life history; 12. The source of similarity: chimpanzee genetics; 13. Making your way in the great wild world: chimpanzee senses; 14. The grim reaper in the forest primeval: wild chimpanzee diseases and lessons for healthy living; 15. Powering life: physiology and endocrinology; 16. Shelter from the storm: chimpanzee mothering; 17. Meat seeking missiles: chimpanzees as hunters; 18. The mind of the chimpanzee: reasoning, memory and emotion; 19. The brain of the chimpanzee: the mind's motor; 20. Tired nature's sweet restorer: chimpanzee sleep; 21. Chimpanzee thought transfer: communication and language; 22. Ape implements: making and using tools; 23. Wisdom of the ages: chimpanzee culture; 24. The daily grind: within-group aggression; 25. A nation at war with itself: defending a community of the mind; 26. The sporting chimpanzee: dominance without destruction; 27. The passion of Pan: sex and reproduction; 28. Into the light: Semliki chimpanzees; 29. The other sister, bonobos: the monkey convergence hypothesis; 30. Sister species: lessons from the chimpanzee; Appendix 1. Primate taxonomy; Appendix 2. Professional grade chimpanzee; Index.