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Recommended Reading

  1. “Reflections of Eden: My Years with the Orangutans of Borneo” Written by Birute’ M.F. Galdikas. Birute’ Galdikas has been working with orangutans in the wild for since 1971. This book is about Birute’ Galdikas years studying and protecting the orangutans of Borneo.

  2. “In the Shadow of Man” Written by Jane Goodall. For 40 years now, Jane Goodall has been studying and protecting chimpanzees in Africa. This book gives detailed information about the life of chimpanzees, and also about Jane Goodall’s life in Africa.

  3. "Reason For Hope" Written by Jane Goodall. This book talks about Dr. Jane Goodall's struggle to save the chimpanzees of Africa. Jane Goodall tells of why she believes the future will someday be bright.

  4. “Gorillas in the Mist” Written by Dian Fossey. This book is about the late Dian Fossey and her struggle to help protect the endangered mountain gorilla. In it she describes her life in Africa studying gorillas and her effort to prevent their extinction in the wild.

  5. “Orangutan Odyssey” Written by Birute’ Galdikas and Nancy Briggs. This book discusses the problems which must be overcome in order to save orangutans in the wild. This book includes colorful photos of orangutans and the rainforest of Borneo.

  6. “When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals.” Written by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson and Susan McCarthy. Any dog lover will say that animals have emotions, but some people refuse to believe it. This book discusses animal emotions and gives evidence that animals do feel emotions.