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By Catherine E. Chambers

Pictures mix with vigorous illustrations and interesting, age-appropriate tales in DK Readers, a multilevel analyzing software bound to catch kid's curiosity whereas constructing their studying abilities and common wisdom. Ape Adventures recounts quite a few real ape-human interactions, highlighting our complicated courting to those attention-grabbing creatures.

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Then an excited voice cut sharply through the noise of the jeep. ” cried Joe. ” The jeep skidded to a stop and the family gazed at the wall of trees by the road. “That’s not a monkey,” cried Catherine. ” The total population may be fewer than 300 gorillas. They are only found around the border between Cameroon and Nigeria in Africa. Taking photos of them in the wild is extremely difficult, since they are rare and very wary of humans. Apes or monkeys? Apes and monkeys may look alike but there are important differences.

The jeep skidded to a stop and the family gazed at the wall of trees by the road. “That’s not a monkey,” cried Catherine. ” The total population may be fewer than 300 gorillas. They are only found around the border between Cameroon and Nigeria in Africa. Taking photos of them in the wild is extremely difficult, since they are rare and very wary of humans. Apes or monkeys? Apes and monkeys may look alike but there are important differences. For example, only monkeys have tails, and apes have bigger brains, which helps them make tools.

These gorillas aren’t brothers and sisters and they have no real mother. ” Threats to apes Ape habitats are shrinking fast. Some forests are being destroyed to make way for farmland. Some apes live in war-torn areas and become victims of the violence. 39 Djalta watched an older gorilla, Oundi, plucking some leaves. Djalta followed her for a while and began to feel bolder. He started to rummage around in the undergrowth, searching for food. For the first time, he tasted the fruits of the forest.

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