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Jim Ottaviani returns with an action-packed account of the three greatest primatologists of the last century: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas. These three ground-breaking researchers were all students of the great Louis Leakey, and each made profound contributions to primatology—and to our own understanding of ourselves.
Tackling Goodall, Fossey, and Galdikas in turn, and covering the highlights of their respective careers, Primates is an accessible, entertaining, and informative look at the field of primatology and at the lives of three of the most remarkable women scientists of the twentieth century. Thanks to the charming and inviting illustrations by Maris Wicks, this is a nonfiction graphic novel with broad appeal.
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There are lots of things aspiring primatologists will need to know that they won’t find in “Primates,”...Read Full Review of Primates: The Fearless Scienc... | See more reviews from NY Times
More story than study, the book provides an accessible introduction to Goodall’s, Fossey’s and Galdikas’ lives and work.Read Full Review of Primates: The Fearless Scienc... | See more reviews from Kirkus
...an incredible jumping off point to expanding every young girl’s imagination, and possibly awakening a curiosity that will stay with them to drive them the rest of their lives.Read Full Review of Primates: The Fearless Scienc... | See more reviews from NY Journal of Books
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