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

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Crown, May 12, 1986 - Nature - 176 pages
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What an Insight into human evolution - Goodreads
This is very educational! - Goodreads
Desmond Morris is a wonderful writer. - Goodreads
Amazing insights...i love this book. - Goodreads
The ending had quite an impact. - Goodreads
Educational and never tiresome! - Goodreads
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A wonderful book which will open a number of unexpected windows in the reader's mind.
I have read the book a number of times ,like any holy religious book.This is one of the books
I give as gift to
friends, in functions because it influences the general out look of readers.

Review: The Naked Ape: A Zoologist's Study of the Human Animal

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Easy to see why this book has been called - and even calls itself - controversial. But it'll most likely change the way you look at the world - like all good books. Read full review


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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.