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A Primate's Memoir
- A Neuroscientist’s Unconventional Life Among the Baboons
- By: Robert M. Sapolsky
- Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
- Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
"I had never planned to become a savanna baboon when I grew up; instead, I had always assumed I would become a mountain gorilla," writes Robert Sapolsky in this witty and riveting chronicle of a scientist's coming-of-age in remote Africa. An exhilarating account of Sapolsky's twenty-one-year study of a troop of rambunctious baboons in Kenya, A Primate's Memoir interweaves serious scientific observations with wry commentary about the challenges and pleasures of living in the wilds of the Serengeti-for man and beast alike.
Informative, Inspiring, Humorous and Incredibly Touching
- By Eva on 14-10-2018
It was an amazing narrative with a great mix between his work and his experiences with the people whom lived nearby. Humorous and dramatic at just the right times to keep you coming for more.