Primates in Question
The Smithsonian Answer Book
Publication Date: November 2003
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The mysterious and often unpredictable world of primates is explained by Smithsonian scientists in a question-and-answer format. Primates in Question, part of the Smithsonian's popular “In Question” series, is a comprehensive response to the many thousands of calls and letters the Smithsonian receives regarding questions related to monkeys, apes, lemurs, tamarins, and their relatives. What are primates? How closely related are humans to other primates? How strong is a gorilla? Why do primates spend so much time grooming? Why can't apes talk? These and almost 100 other questions are addressed with clear, thorough answers, accompanied by beautiful color photographs.
Beck, Smithsonian National Zoological Park.
Gerry Ellis is an awardwinning photographer whose credits include Natural History, Audubon, and National Geographic magazines.