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Author Nippert-Eng, Christena E., author.
Title Gorillas up close / Christena Nippert-Eng, with John Dominski, Frederick Grier, Jim Hornor, Eugene Limb, Sally Limb, and Miguel Martinez.
Pub Info New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2016.
book jacket
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 599.884 NIP     AVAILABLE
 YarmouthPort-Children's  J 599.88 NIP     AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Descript 176 pages : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm
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Audience Middle School.
1040 Lexile.
Ages 8-12.
Note Accelerated Reader 7.0.
Summary "A beautifully photographed look at the lives of gorillas."-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Kwan -- Gorillas and humans: some differences -- Gorilla species basics -- Gorilla family troops -- Silverbacks -- Infants and juveniles -- Gorilla play -- Teenagers -- Young adults and bachelor troops -- Bachelor troops in zoos -- Meet some bachelors -- Adult female gorillas -- Rollie -- Surrogate moms and surrogate troops -- The gorilla surrogate program -- Zoo gorilla names -- Looking out for one another -- Bana -- Patty and Nayembi -- Making gorilla history -- Bahati -- Hierarchy among females -- Balancing power in a troop -- Gorilla habitats -- Kwan's outdoor area -- Kwan's indoor area -- The bachelors' indoor area -- The bachelors' outdoor area -- Gorilla introductions -- A day in the life of a zoo gorilla -- Special days -- What gorillas eat -- How gorillas eat -- Feeding curiosity -- Daily training -- Training for research on how gorillas think -- The gorillas species survival plan -- Tips for identification -- Tips for watching and photographing When they were younger -- Resources for your own gorilla research.
Subject Gorilla -- Juvenile literature.
Gorilla -- Pictorial works.
ISBN 9781627790918 (hardcover)
1627790918 (hardcover)
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