A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life Among the Baboons
A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life Among the Baboons4.65 34 5 Author: Robert M. Sapolsky Narrator: Mike Chamberlain
An exhilarating account of Sapolsky's twenty-one-year study of a troop of rambunctious baboons in Kenya, A Primate's Memoir interweaves serious scientific observations with wry commentary about the challenges and pleasures of living in the wilds of the Serengeti-for man and beast alike. Over two decades, Sapolsky survives culinary atrocities, gunpoint encounters, and a surreal kidnapping, while witnessing the encroachment of the tourist mentality on the farthest vestiges of unspoiled Africa. As he conducts unprecedented physiological research on wild primates, he becomes evermore enamored of his subjects-unique and compelling characters in their own right-and he returns to them summer after summer, until tragedy finally prevents him.
By turns hilarious and poignant, A Primate's Memoir is a magnum opus from one of our foremost science writers.
More information about the audiobook:Publisher: Tantor Audio
Length: 14H 35Min
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