ERIC Number: ED318611
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
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Monkeys, Apes and Other Primates. Young Discovery Library Series.
This book is written for children 5 through 10. Part of a series designed to develop their curiosity, fascinate them and educate them, this volume introduces the primate family, their physiology, and habits. Topics described include: (1) kinds of monkeys, including lemur, chimpanzee, gorilla, squirrel monkey, and marmoset; (2) behaviors when travelling, eating, sleeping, and defending themselves; (3) advent of human ancestors; and (4) hypothetical apes, such as King Kong and the yeti. (YP)
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Biological Sciences, Books, Children, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Students, Primates, Primatology, Reading Materials, Science Materials, Wildlife, Zoology
Young Discovery Library, P.O. Box 229, Ossining, NY 10562 ($4.95).
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Contains colored pictures which may not reproduce well. For other titles in this series see SE 051 356-368.