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The impenetrable forest : my gorilla years in Uganda, Thor Hanson

Label
The impenetrable forest : my gorilla years in Uganda
Title
The impenetrable forest
Title remainder
my gorilla years in Uganda
Statement of responsibility
Thor Hanson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is home to nearly half of the world's population of mountain gorillas, one of the most endangered species on earth. Thor Hanson was sent to this remote patch of jungle to habituate the great apes to the presence of humans. In an early test case of modern conservation. Hanson worked to make ecotourism an economic incentive to save the gorillas and their rain forest home." "Thor brings us face-to-face with the mountain gorillas of Africa...haughty, belligerent Makale, who frequently charged his observers...the young mother Mamkawere...Ruhondeeza, her silverback mate...and a gorilla who would one day earn the name friend." "The people of Uganda play a vital role in Thor's story. In spite of a history of hardships, from brutal dictators to AIDS, they warmly welcome this young American into their hearts and show him a way of life so very different from our own."--BOOK JACKET
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hanson, Thor
Dewey number
599.884/096761
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL795.G7
LC item number
H36 2008
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QL795.G7
NAL item number
H36 2008
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hanson, Thor
  • Gorilla
  • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Uganda)
Label
The impenetrable forest : my gorilla years in Uganda, Thor Hanson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [282]-284)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
183258112
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 286 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781933698199
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)183258112
Label
The impenetrable forest : my gorilla years in Uganda, Thor Hanson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [282]-284)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
183258112
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 286 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781933698199
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)183258112

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