ISBN13:978-0471159599 ISBN10: 047115959X This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0471585916 ISBN10: 0471585912
Summary: This collaboration, between one of the world's foremost ape researchers and an acclaimed popular science writer, tells the remarkable story of the chimpanzee who has demonstrated exceptional language skills and thinking ability. Chronicles a series of extraordinary breakthrough discoveries Sue Savage-Rumbaugh has made with Kanzi as well as other apes. Explains how these findings are leading to major reassessments of the similarities between human and animal minds. Fe
Summary: This collaboration, between one of the world's foremost ape researchers and an acclaimed popular science writer, tells the remarkable story of the chimpanzee who has demonstrated exceptional language skills and thinking ability. Chronicles a series of extraordinary breakthrough discoveries Sue Savage-Rumbaugh has made with Kanzi as well as other apes. Explains how these findings are leading to major reassessments of the similarities between human and animal minds. Features a photo insert of intriguing pictures. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:94 Cover: Paperback Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published: 09/28/1996 International: No
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Savage-Rumbaugh, Sue : Georgia State University / Emory University
Sue Savage-Rumbaugh, Ph.D., is one of the world's leading ape-language researchers. She is an Associate Professor of Biology at Georgia State University and Associate Research Professor at Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center at Emory University.
Lewin, Roger :
Roger Lewin is an award-winning writer and author of twelve books, including the bestselling Origins, which he coauthored with Richard Leakey.
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