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Primates of the World

by Jean-Jaques Petter

illustrations by Francois Desbordes

Primates of the World
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This stunningly illustrated guide to the world's primates covers nearly 300 species, from the feather-light and solitary pygmy mouse lemurs of Madagascar - among the smallest primates known to exist - to the regal mountain gorillas of Africa. Organized by region and spanning every family of primates on Earth.

Primates of the World also includes concise introductory chapters that discuss the latest findings on primate origins and evolution, behaviour and adaptations, and classification, making it the most comprehensive and up-to-date primate guide available.


  • ISBN: 9780691156958
  • Author(s): Jean-Jaques Petter
  • Illustrator(s): Francois Desbordes
  • Stock Code: 1156958
  • Format: Hardback
  • Illustrations: Colour plates, Maps
  • Pages: 192
  • Published: 2013
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