Desmond Morris


Born
in Purton, North Wiltshire, England, The United Kingdom
January 24, 1928

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Desmond John Morris (Purton, 24 de enero de 1928) es un zoólogo y etólogo británico.

Nació en la campiña inglesa, y con 14 años perdió a su padre. Estuvo casado con la historiadora Ramona Baulch, coautora de varios de sus libros y madre de su hijo.

En 1960 se le conoció como presentador de un programa de la cadena independiente de televisión ITV, llamado Zoo Time. Sus estudios se centran en la conducta animal y, por ende, en la conducta humana, explicados desde un punto de vista estrictamente zoológico, lo que quiere decir que no incluye explicaciones sociológicas, psicológicas y arqueológicas para sus argumentos. Ha escrito varios libros y producido numerosos programas de televisión. Su aproximación a los seres humanos desde un punto de vist
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“We never stop investigating. We are never satisfied that we know enough to get by. Every question we answer leads on to another question. This has become the greatest survival trick of our species.”
Desmond Morris

“I viewed my fellow man not as a fallen angel, but as a risen ape.”
Desmond Morris, The Naked Ape: A Zoologist's Study of the Human Animal

“Biologically speaking, if something bites you, it is more likely to be female.”
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