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Apes of the Impenetrable Forest (The Behavioral Ecology of Sympatiric Chimpanzees and Gorillas) (Primate Field Studies)

by Craig Stanford

  • 26 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Primates,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Textbooks,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - Primatology,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Behavior,
  • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park,
  • Chimpanzees,
  • Ecology,
  • Gorilla,
  • Uganda

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9294663M
    ISBN 100132432609
    ISBN 109780132432603

    Home to around half of the world's remaining mountain gorillas, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park offers Uganda's best gorilla trekking. Professional guides will take you into the heart of this teeming ecosystem in search of habituated gorilla families, whereupon you'll spend a magical hour with the greatest of the great apes. 8 DAYS GREAT APES OF UGANDA SAFARIThis tour package introduces the traveler to what Uganda has to offer when it comes to primates. The tour starts with a day trip to Ngamba island purposely for chimpanzee tracking, it continues to Budongo forest which inhabits over Chimpanzees where you will be amazed by the sounds of the jungle, see how they communicate, swing around tree branches .

    Shrouded in the mists of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, arriving here you immediately know that something amazing awaits. So, start your stay right with a trip down to the Bwindi Bar in the village, set up to train locals in hospitality, and enjoy the stylish surrounds, the . Craig Stanford is Professor of Biological Sciences and Anthropology at USC. He has conducted extensive field research on wild great apes, monkeys, and reptiles. His work has often focused on the ecological relationships among the primate species sharing a tropical forest ecosystem.

    The Impenetrable Forest: My Gorilla Years in Uganda, Revised Edition is not just about gorillas, not just about Uganda, not just about Peace Corps - it's the combination that makes reading it such a joy. I wholeheartedly recommend it if you ever get to visit the gorillas and people in Bwindi - or if you are just looking for a good book/5(33). We double dare you to come and visit the Bwindi national park‘s most sought after apes; the mountain a wide range of gorilla tours in Uganda and Rwanda to chose from, this activity has without a doubt become a truly unrivaled experienced even after all these years. This website portal () offers extensive and reliable information on the gorilla trekking.


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Apes of the Impenetrable Forest (The Behavioral Ecology of Sympatiric Chimpanzees and Gorillas) (Primate Field Studies) by Craig Stanford Download PDF EPUB FB2

Apes of the Impenetrable Forest (The Behavioral Ecology of Sympatiric Chimpanzees and Gorillas) 1st Edition by Craig Stanford (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

2/5(1). Apes of the Impenetrable Forest: The Behavioral Ecology of Sympatric Chimpanzees and Gorillas (Primate Field Studies) by Craig Stanford () Paperback – January 1, by Craig Stanford (Author)2/5(1).

At once humorous, revealing and poignant, The Impenetrable Forest offers a rare Apes of the Impenetrable Forest book unforgettable glimpse into the world of mountain gorillas and the human cultures that surround them. A portion of the proceeds from this book will be donated to help protect and preserve mountain gorillas in the wild.4/5(9).

Apes of the Impenetrable Forest (The Behavioral Ecology of Sympatiric Chimpanzees and Gorillas) by Craig Stanford,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(11).

Craig Stanford: Apes of the impenetrable forest. The behavioral ecology of sympatric chimpanzees and gorillas. Stanford reports on research over a 9-year period on sympatric chimpanzees and mountain gorillas at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda.

The book provides students with accessible information about the challenges associated with designing and conducting research on apes. Book Review; Published: 28 September Craig Stanford: Apes of the Impenetrable Forest.

Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, xviii + pp Author: Melissa J. Remis. Thor Hanson is a Guggenheim Fellow, a Switzer Environmental Fellow, and an award winning author and biologist. His books include The Impenetrable Forest and Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle, which won the John Burroughs Medal.

Hanson lives with his wife and son on an island in the Pacific Northwest/5(37). This book is about his experience as a Peace Corps volunteer tracking gorillas in the Southwestern part of Uganda.

He talks about the glory of tracking and getting to know these gorillas, but he also includes the downsides of jungle life--living in total isolated from society and fighting off forest ants and other critters in the middle of the night/5.

Thor Hanson is a Guggenheim Fellow, a Switzer Environmental Fellow, and an award winning author and biologist. His books include The Impenetrable Forest and Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle, which won the John Burroughs Medal.

Hanson lives with his wife and son on an island in the Pacific Northwest/5(47). Apes of the Impenetrable Forest (The Behavioral Ecology of Sympatiric Chimpanzees and Gorillas) offers students a scholary and relevant study. Product Identifiers PublisherWritten: Lying in the remote hills of southwest Uganda, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest harbors elephants, chimpanzees, monkeys, and half the world's population of endangered mountain gorillas.

For two years, Thor Hanson called that forest home, working with local guides and trackers to develop an ecotourism program for the newly-formed Bwindi Impenetrable. Get this from a library. Apes of the impenetrable forest: the behavioral ecology of sympatric chimpanzees and gorillas.

[Craig B Stanford] -- "An account of a nine-year research project on the behavior and ecology of chimpanzees and mountain gorillas living in the same African forest.". Contents Preface and Acknowledgments 00 Introduction 00 Coming to the Impenetrable 00 Bwindi: The Impenetrable Forest 00 Why Bwindi.

00 Great Apes: A Primer 00 Why Study Great Apes 00 Chimpanzees 00 Gorillas 00 The Other Apes 00 Bonobos 00 Orangutans 00 Apes in Coexistence 00 Getting Started 00 The Idea 00 Show Me the Money 00 Getting There and Being There 00 Into the.

Description. Part of Prentice Hall's Primate Field Studies series. Apes of the Impenetrable Forest (The Behavioral Ecology of Sympatiric Chimpanzees and Gorillas) offers students a scholary and relevant study. This is an account of a nine year project on the behavior and ecology of chimpanzees and mountain gorillas living in the same African forest.

The Bwindi impenetrable forest is also a birders paradise. During our excursion we saw a huge variety of different species of birds including sunbirds, tinkerbirds, African yellow white-eye. Book Review; Published: 22 October Craig Stanford: Apes of the impenetrable forest.

The behavioral ecology of sympatric chimpanzees and gorillas. Pearson/Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, xii + pp, Author: W. McGrew. Should we come across another group, we will not be allowed to go anywhere near them as only a fraction of the more than apes in the Impenetrable Forest is accustomed to humans.

To protect us from unruly gorillas and forest elephants we will be joined by two armed guards. According to a study fromthere were approximately 1, mountain gorillas in the world (45% which can be found in the impenetrable forest of Bwindi in Uganda). It is important to distinguish gorilla groups that are accustomed to human presence and those that are not.

empire of apes safari At the edge of the Albertine rift in South Western Uganda lies the vast and misty Bwindi impenetrable forest which stretches over a formation of steep mountains.

This ancient pristine forest is home to families of formidable mountain gorillas 5/5(2). Apes of the Impenetrable Forest: The Behavioral Ecology of Sympatiric Chimpanzees and Gorillas (Paperback) by.Selected publications on sympatric ecology of chimpanzees and mountain gorillas.

Stanford, C. Apes of the Impenetrable Forest. Prentice Hall (Primate Field Studies Series). (in ) Stanford, C.B. The sympatric ecology of African great apes, with implications for the hominoid divergence. Primates (published online 10/05).(in ).After a few minutes walking into Bwindi, it becomes obvious why they call it impenetrable: every step feels like a battle with the through a truly wild, overgrown wall of dangling vines, towering trees and dense bush, the hike to the gorillas could take anywhere from 30 minutes to six : Joey Tyson.