Beauty and the Beasts: Woman, Ape, and Evolution

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Soho, Jul 1, 2002 - Nature - 416 pages
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Why are the majority of primatologists women? Mary Leakey, Dian Fossey, and Jane Goodall are among the women profiled as Carole Jahme explores the unusual bond between female primatologists and their simian subjects.

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Sue Howell of the Primate Foundation of Arizona analyzed a sample of people in the field of primatology in 1999, determining that while men held more academic positions than women, women ... Read full review


Leakeys Ladies
The Secret Life of the Female Baboon
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Carole Jahme is a primatologist and documentary filmmaker. She lives in England.

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