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Jim Ottaviani returns with an action-packed account of the 3 maximum primatologists of the final century: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas. those 3 ground-breaking researchers have been all scholars of the nice Louis Leakey, and every made profound contributions to primatology―and to our personal figuring out of ourselves.
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One other Inevitable Mini-Jumbo Compendium of Hellish Cartoons by means of Child-At-Heart Matt Groening, writer of affection Is Hell, paintings Is Hell, university Is Hell, etc., etc., etc.

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By Mark McKinney

With Essays via Baru, Bart Beaty, Cécile Vernier Danehy, Hugo Frey, Pascal Lefèvre, Fabrice Leroy, Amanda Macdonald, Mark McKinney, Ann Miller, and Clare Tufts

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