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
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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The Naked Ape made quite a stir when it was published in 1967 but relatively little of the stir was outrage. Oh, sure, some groups declared the arrival of the Apocalypse but those tended to be people ... Read full review

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

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"Get your stinkin' paws off me you damned dirty ape", reading Desmond Morris' book brings new meaning to The Planet of the Apes. It is perhaps a little dated now, but the reality today is that there ... 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.

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