Chimpanzee Travels: On and Off the Road in Africa
A lifelong fascination with primates led Dale Peterson to Africa, which he crisscrossed in hope of sighting chimpanzees in the wild. As with any adventure worth retelling, however, Peterson's detours are as notable as his destinations. With the good-natured fatalism of the tested traveler, Peterson tells of trains and riverboats, opportunists and ecotourists, rain forests...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published April 7th 2003 by University of Georgia Press
(first published 1995)
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Mar 26, 2010 Valerie rated it 5 of 5 stars · review of another edition
This book, unlike any other book I've ever read, made me wish I'd stayed in Africa, made my way to Gombe and spent the rest of my life working with my hero, Jane Goodall. But instead, I came home and became a math teacher, which gives me other anthropological observation opportunities.