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Savannah Lives: Animal Life and Human Evolution in Africa

Out of Print

By: Staffan Ulfstrand

317 pages, 16 pp col plates, figs, maps

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #132051 | ISBN: 0198509251
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About this book

Describes the African Savannah, its animals, and its people, including a review of how human beings evolved in that habitat.


Contents

1. The curtain rises on the last act; 2. A significant digression; 3. Formation of the savannahs; 4. Pillars of the Earth; 5. What a giraffe could reach without a long neck?; 6. Ruminants on the Savannah - five different lifestyles; 7. Sapphires in the sand; 8. Masculine mothers in moderate collusion; 9. Lion prides - daycare and death patrol; 10. Baboon thoughts; 11. War and peace, crime and punishment among chimpanzees; 12. Bonobos: an erotic rainforest intermezzo; 13. Humans: marked for life; 14. Small steps, a long journey; App Cameos of the key species; Suggested further reading; Index

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