Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the livesof the great apes, monkeys, and other primates. Superb color photographs of gorillas, orangutans, macaques, baboons, lemurs and numerous other primate species offer a unique "eyewitness" look at some of the world''s most intelligent animals. See a great silverback gorilla, the monkey with the biggest nose, how gibbonsswing through the trees, multicolored marmosets, and a day in the life of a gorilla family. Learn about the knuckle walk, how a tail becomes a hand, why gorillas build nests, which South American monkeys have the loudest call, and how orangutans got their name. Discover why mountain gorillas are endangered, how chimpanzees communicate, why ring-tailed lemurs wave their tails in the air, which monkeys can run like cheetahs and much, much more!
Discover the world of gorillas and other primates their remarkable intelligence and social behavior