Wattana, an orangutan in Paris by Chris Herzfeld

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Captive wild animals,
  • Orangutans,
  • Behavior

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementChris Herzfeld ; translated by Oliver Y. Martin and Robert D. Martin
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL737.P96 H4613 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 185 pages
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27208221M
ISBN 10022616859X
ISBN 109780226168593
LC Control Number2015027960
OCLC/WorldCa914445884

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Wattana exhibits a strong interest in. Notes from Wattana: An Orangutan in Paris by Chris Hertfield p. “Captive great apes are present at the crossroads of several entangled histories, with their personal stories mingling with that of their ape or human partners, inscribing them.

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