Title Orangutan: Endangered Ape.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition.
Edition First Edition.
Publisher Atheneum, New York: 1977.
068930563X / 9780689305634
Seller ID 6143X1
To give the reader a true feeling for the oranguatan and its life, as well as the facts about it, the chapters in this book alternate. One set of chapters are fiction, detailing the life of a mother and child, based on current studies. The othe set of chapters tells something of the historical devlopment of the orangutan as a species, of the history of the ape's association with man, and of the current status of studies on the ape in the field and in zoos. Includes photos, illustrations and an Index.
(Key Words: Orangutan, Rare Animals, Apes, Juvenile Literature, Insects, Birds, Rain Forests, Reptiles).