Written by primatologist Louise Barrett, this book is an authoritative and highly readable account of the remarkable animals who have made themselves at home in so many contrasting environments throughout Africa. Based on the most up-to-date field research, the book creates a complete picture of baboons and their highly structured social groups. Topics range from the different noises and gestures baboons use to communicate, to parenting practices and the significance of grooming. Packed with fascinating facts and dramatic photographs, 'Baboons' forms part of a new range of books that has been devised to inform and delight the reader.
- Publication Date:
- 04 / 04 / 2002