The naked ape: a zoologist's study of the human animal

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McGraw-Hill, 1967 - Philosophy - 252 pages
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What an Insight into human evolution - Goodreads
This is very educational! - Goodreads
Still a good page turner that is a lot of good fun. - Goodreads
Desmond Morris is a wonderful writer. - Goodreads
Amazing insights...i love this book. - Goodreads
The ending had quite an impact. - Goodreads

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Excellent book. What an insight! Very enlightening interesting and useful Read full review

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"When there is no variability in the environment the exploratory urge stagnates." "... the enormous important of achieving a good balance between our neophobic and neophilic tendencies. If we do not have this, we cannot function properly." (Eustress vs Distress) Read full review



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About the author (1967)

Desmond Morris was born January 24, 1928 in Purton, North Wiltshire, United Kingdom. He is a British zoologist, ethologist, author, and surrealist painter. After Morris' military service, he attended the University of Birmingham and graduated in 1951 with a First Class Honours Degree in Zoology. In 1954, he received a D.Phil from Oxford University. After graduation, Morris was a Curator of Mammals at the London Zoo until 1966. Morris was a presenter of the ITV television program "Zoo Time" in the 1950s, but may be best-known for his 1967 best-selling book, The Naked Ape, which describes the evolution of human behavior from a zoological point-of-view. Morris has authored nearly fifty scientific publications.

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