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?This book will make you think deeply about our relationship with great apes. It amazed me to discover the behaviors and feelings of the chimpanzees.? ?Temple Grandin, author of Animals in Translation ()
ANDREW WESTOLL is an award-winning narrative journalist and internationally published author. A former biologist and primatologist, his first book, The Riverbones, is a travel memoir set in the jungles of Suriname, where he once lived as a monkey researcher. Andrew now lives and writes in Toronto. Visit him at www.andrewwestoll.com.
I love the great apes. I knew about their terrible life as victims in biomedical research. This book is beautyfully written and brings me closer to these fantastic relatives of... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Janos Baracs
Awesome book that will stay with you as time goes on. Great Canadian sanctuary that not many people are aware of. The book is informative as well as meaningful.Published 10 months ago by Jill
The personalities of the chimps are described with fondness and respect. The effects of years of undergoing medical testing brought me to tears.Published on May 21 2013 by Patti Smith
Absolutely fantastic read. The reader develops an intimate relationship with the chimps and the story of their lives. Sad, funny and touching.Published on April 28 2013 by Nellie Dale
I loved this tear jerking book. How can people treat these almost human creatures so cruelly? Pulling babies from their mothers just when they are newly born? Read morePublished on Feb. 21 2013 by A. Strickland-clark
Depuis que je suis toute petite, j'adore les chimpanzés, gorilles etc...
J'ai entendu parler de la Fondation Fauna il y a quelques années suite à un... Read more
I was surprised not to have seen this book reviewed, or heard about it previously. It was recommended by someone in my book group who has worked at Fauna sanctuary. Read morePublished on Oct. 28 2012 by Cannuck
Just finished reading The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary. Like any great book, you won't want it to end. Brilliantly paced - Andrew Westoll does a great job of telling the often funny... Read morePublished on Oct. 26 2012 by A. Naidoo
One of the best books I've ever read! Andrew Westoll describes the horrors of chimpanzee research and the amazing rescue work of Fauna. Read morePublished on Sept. 13 2012 by YdS