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Rain Forest Wisdom: What Gorillas Tell Us About Ourselves

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With renewed interest in man's primal antecedents, Rain Forest Wisdom offers a wealth of examples of the gorilla's behavior and what that tells us about being human--from low-fat, high protein diet, to caring for the young to group dynamics and even leadership. Andrew Grant, former managing director of the London Zoo, draws on research, interviews and personal experience to illuminate hundrantecedents, ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published November 15th 2013 by Tatra Press
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Gail
Dec 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Extremely interesting book. The author has gone into great detail to compare gorillas to humans and has done a good job. I knew that gorillas were very similar to humans, but it was amazing to find out just closely we are in actions, diets and family life. Very well researched and very enlightening. I won this is an giveaway and am very happy to have done so.
Maarja
Dec 21, 2013 rated it really liked it
I won this book in the First Reads giveaway.

In general, this is not the kind of book I tend to read. But I was surprised by how much I enjoyed reading this book. It was well researched, thought provoking and I would recommend this to anyone who wants to find something different.
Nancy
Dec 27, 2013 rated it really liked it
I received the book for free through Goodreads First Reads. This is a great read. Thought provoking while entertaining.
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