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Title:
Almost chimpanzee : searching for what makes us human, in rainforests, labs, sanctuaries, and zoos
Author:
Cohen, Jon, 1958-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Times Books, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
369 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
How are we different from chimps? Scientists have focused on the similarities between the two species, when in fact it is an understanding of their differences that can reveal "what, exactly, it means to be human." Cohen's survey spans investigations into the chimp genome, brain, and physiognomy,
Language:
English
Contents:
The family tree -- Two become one -- In sickness and health -- Of epidemic proportions -- Talking apes -- The fox in the chimp house -- Mind the gap -- Head to head -- Walk this way -- Carnal knowledge -- It's a chimps life -- Born to be wild.
ISBN:
9780805083071
Format :
Book