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Mountain Gorillas

Three Decades of Research at Karisoke (Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology)

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Primates,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Karisoke Research Center,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Science,
  • Rwanda,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - General,
  • Anthropology - Physical,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - Primatology,
  • Gorilla--Rwanda--Congresses,
  • Gorilla--Rwanda--Congresses Gorilla--Rwanda--,
  • Science / Biology,
  • Science-Life Sciences - Zoology - General,
  • Science-Life Sciences - Zoology - Primatology,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Physical,
  • Congresses,
  • Gorilla

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMartha M. Robbins (Editor), Pascale Sicotte (Editor), Kelly J. Stewart (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages445
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7713658M
    ISBN 100521019869
    ISBN 109780521019866
    OCLC/WorldCa60371150

    George Beals Schaller (born ) is a German-born American mammalogist, biologist, conservationist and author. Schaller is recognized by many as the world's preeminent field biologist, studying wildlife throughout Africa, Asia and South America. Born in Berlin, Schaller grew up in Germany, but moved to Missouri as a gulfpbc.com is vice president of Panthera Corporation and serves as chairman of Alma mater: University of Alaska, University . As their name implies, mountain gorillas live high in the mountains of Africa, specifically the Congo Basin, in elevations of 8, to 13, feet. Deforestation and growing human population are threatening the mountain gorilla. Though they have thick fur - more than other great apes - to help them survive cold and extreme weather, they are.

    This book, with its vivid photographs, brings us up-to-date on the plight and the promise of mountain gorilla conservation." — George Schaller, Wildlife Conservation Society "This book is a 'must read' for anyone wishing to delve below the surface on the subject of mountain gorilla conservation. Dian Fossey (January 16, – December 26, ) was an American gulfpbc.com is best known for studying gorillas in Rwanda.. Fossey was inspired by a book called The Mountain Gorilla by George Schaller. Fossey studied mountain gorillas in Rwanda because of the book.

    Gorilla Mountain is an exciting and inspiring story of true tale adventure. Young readers everywhere will be moved by the story of the young nature lover who became a powerful champion of great apes. Young readers everywhere will be moved by the story of the young nature lover who became a powerful champion of great apes. Mountain Gorilla Adaptations. Want to learn more about mountain gorilla adaptations? This gorilla species lives in the wilderness of central Africa; In the Virunga Massif Area, an area that shelters the 8 Virunga Volcanoes and the attractions of Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Volcanoes National Park, and Virunga National gulfpbc.comas have adapted to stay in the mountainous environment and.


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This perfect blend of intimate photography, thought-provoking scholarship, and engaging stories demonstrates the inexorable ties among the animals, environment, and peoples of the region, and makes Mountain Gorillas book why the continued existence of the Virunga and Bwindi gorillas is so important.

Mountain Gorillas features stunning photos and four appendices documenting key biological and ecological information, habitat vegetation, milestones in mountain gorilla Cited by: 5. Stories of the Batwa Pygmies of Buhoma, Uganda: Mountain Gorilla Protection and Ecotourism Ended the Traditional Lives of Ancient Forest-Dwelling Hunter/Gatherers by Tony Schwartz, Musinguzi Amos, et al.

| Jun 5, Mountain Gorillas (Early Bird Nature Books) [Karen Kane, Gerry Ellis] on gulfpbc.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of mountain gulfpbc.com: Karen Kane.

Mountain Gorillas book 07,  · Mountain Gorillas book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Tucked into one of the most beautiful and conflicted regions of th /5. Jul 19,  · Mountain Gorillas book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Over thirty years ago, Dian Fossey established the Karisoke Resear /5. Diane Fossy was not the first researcher of wild mountain gorillas.

This book is one of the first on the subject and it is very detailed. A major achievement/5. Feb 10,  · For the first time, a riveting insider's account of the fascinating world of Dr. Dian Fossey’s mountain gorilla camp, telling the often-shocking story of the unraveling of Fossey’s Rwandan facility alongside adventures tracking mountain gorillas over hostile terrain, confronting aggressive silverbacks, and rehabilitating orphaned baby gorillas/5(20).

The book follows the development of the Mountain Gorilla Project from the last years of Dian Fossey's life through the Rwandan genocide and beyond.

It is written by the couple who took over the Project after Fossey's murder, and tells their story in fascinating gulfpbc.com by: Mowat's Virunga (), whose British and U.S. editions are called Woman in the Mists: The Story of Dian Fossey and the Mountain Gorillas of Africa, was the first book-length biography of Fossey, and it serves as an insightful counterweight to the many omissions in Fossey's own story, being derived from Fossey's actual letters and entries in her gulfpbc.comal advisor: Robert Hinde.

Mountain gorillas are also killed or captured by poachers.” Gina pulled the laptop toward her. “Thieves steal them to sell illegally. It says that baby gorillas are sold as pets, to private zoos, or as research animals. How horrible!”. These apes have survived centuries of human encroachment into their habitat and range and decades of intense conflict and violence.

The remaining mountain gorillas exist in a fragile habitat, nestled in an area torn by human interests and needs for land, water, and minerals. Mountain gorilla About the Mountain Gorilla There are about a thousand mountain gorillas remaining on Earth, and about half live in the forests of the Virunga mountains in central Africa.

Book #5 for This was a nice bit of nostalgia for me, as I remember loving these books when I was a kid. I don't remember them having little educational sections at the end, though, so the extra info about gorillas was pretty neat/5.

Dec 25,  · The book Gorillas In the Mist by Dian Fossey is an amazing true story that takes you into the life of Dr. Fossey's and allows you to see the majestic Mountain Gorillas the way that many have never seen before.

In the book, Fossey interprets the lives of gorilla /5. hi habitat mountain gorillas live in tropical and sub tropical forests in africa. description mountain gorillas have black and brown fur classificatio. Nov 14,  · Mountain gorillas can even die from the common cold.

However, studies have found that mountain gorillas that are regularly habituated with researchers and tourists have survived better than unvisited gorillas; they benefit from the greater protection available.

The survival of mountain gorillas depends wholly on our knowledge, interest, and compassion, forever. This book, with its vivid photographs, brings us up-to-date on the plight and the promise of mountain gorilla conservation. Woman in the Mists is an amazing account of how one woman's determination to be accepted by the mountain gorillas of Africa overrides everything else in her life.

We see how she builds for herself an international reputation, is accepted by the animals she loves and in the end becomes their champion/5. The most serious threats facing the roughly remaining mountain gorillas are habitat loss, hunting and poaching, disease, and war.

Saving the mountain gorilla and its environment does much more than preserve this human-like animal for generations to come—it helps to preserve Earth’s biodiversity and to maintain the functions of ecosystems. One of the most important books ever written about our connection to the natural world, GORILLAS IN THE MIST is the riveting account of Dian Fossey's thirteen years in a remote African rain forest /5(8).

Gorilla trekking is a hike into Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, a jungle that is home to mountain gulfpbc.com trek involves getting a little dirty and bushwhacking through thick jungle with an experienced local guide to find a troop of habituated gorillas.The survival of mountain gorillas depends wholly on our knowledge, interest, and compassion, forever.

This book, with its vivid photographs, brings us up-to-date on the plight and the promise of mountain gorilla conservation. — George Schaller, Wildlife Conservation SocietyBrand: Johns Hopkins University Press.In the African wilderness, mountain gorillas are severely threatened.

These gentle giants are the largest of all the apes, living in family groups that fascinate scientists and enthusiasts alike. This appealing and timely book uses clear, attractive photographs to illuminate text on such topics as* mountain habitats* the social structure of gorilla family groups* threats of disease* dangers of 5/5(1).