By Shirley Strum
“An wonderful and readable account of what existence is like, not just for baboons, yet those that watch them….Fascinating and compelling reading.” ―New York Times
while Shirley C. Strum first set out in 1972 to do graduate paintings with baboons in Kenya, traditional knowledge had it that primate society, epitomized by means of monkeys equivalent to baboons, used to be in response to aggression and governed by way of the men, their brute strength and their dominance hierarchy. yet her soaking up chronicle of fifteen years spent staring at a troop of baboons has published striking new features of animal habit.
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