Next of Kin: What Chimpanzees Tell Us About Who We Are, Roger Fouts
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Next of Kin: What Chimpanzees Tell Us About Who We Are

Author: Roger Fouts, Stephen Tukel Mills, Jane Goodall

Narrator: Roger Fouts

Abridged: 4 hr 32 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio

Published: 10/01/1997

Genre: Nature - Apes & Monkeys

Synopsis

Roger Fouts fulfilled humankind's age-old dream of talking to animals by pioneering communication with chimpanzees through sign language. Now, in Next of Kin, Fouts tells the dramatic story of his odyssey from novice researcher to celebrity scientist and caretaker of a family of chimpanzees, to his impassioned awakening as a crusader for the rights of animals.At the heart of this captivating audiobook is Fouts's magical thirty-year friendship with Washoe, the chimpanzee he met when she jumped into his arms. We follow Washoe as she grows from a mischievous baby chimp fresh out of the NASA space program into the matriarch of a clan of chimpanzees. Living and conversing with these sensitive creatures has given Fouts a profound appreciation of how much we share with our closest biological relatives, and what they can teach us about ourselves.This stirring tale of friendship, courage, and compassion will change forever the way we view our biological -- and spiritual -- Next of Kin.

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