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The year of the gorilla

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This seminal work chronicles George B. Schaller's two years of travel and observation of gorillas in East and Central Africa in the late 1950s, high in the Virunga volcanoes on the Zaire-Rwanda-Uganda border. There, he learned that these majestic animals, far from being the aggressive apes of film and fiction, form close-knit societies of caring mothers and protective fathers watching over playful young. Alongside his observations of gorilla society, Schaller celebrates the enforced yet splendid solitude of the naturalist, ...

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The Year of the Gorilla
2010, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226736471

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The Year of the Gorilla
1997, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226736488

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The Year of the Gorilla
1988, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226736372

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Year of the Gorilla
1971, Ballantine Books

ISBN-13: 9780345222183

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The Year of the Gorilla
1966, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226736389

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