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Do you know how to tell whether gorillas are playing or fighting? Do you know why you shouldn't look a gorilla straight in the eye? Have you ever wondered how to quickly tell individual gorillas apart from each other? (Hint: look at the nose!)
Filled with facts and photos, Gorillas Up Close takes us into the world of gorillas, looking at the gorilla family troop in Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo as an example and examining the differences between gorillas in zoos and in the wild. Readers will delight in the similarities gorillas share with humans and finding out more about these incredible animals.