List Price: $9.99
Publisher: Reaktion Books, Limited
Binding: Trade Paper
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.25" long x 0.55" tall
Since coming to international prominence in the mid-nineteenth century when English, French, and American scientists first encountered them, the gorilla’s physical resemblance to humans has struck a deep chord. Gorillas quickly came to dominate evolutionary debates and grew prevalent in literature, art, film, and popular culture—they are the focus of movies such asCongoand the inspiration for the video game character Donkey Kong and DC Comics super villain Gorilla Grodd. InGorilla, Ted Grott and Kathryn Weir provide a compelling and unsettling account of our relationship with these highly intelligent animals as they fight extinction due to habitat destruction, commercial hunting, and More...
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