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THE WELL-DRESSED APE: A NATURAL HISTORY OF MYSELF

THE WELL-DRESSED APE: A NATURAL HISTORY OF MYSELF

DID YOU KNOW THAT  · we have more hair follicles than a chimpanzee · a male boxer in top condition can punch with the force of a thirteen-pound mallet swung at twenty miles an hour · the best human endurance runners can outlast a horse · one odor above all is sexually stimulating to the human male: cinnamon buns · our home-building skills compare nicely with those of the bagworm   With dry wit and penetrating insight, science journalist Hannah Holmes casts the eye of a trained researcher and reporter on . . . herself. And on our whole species. She compares the biology and behavior of humans with that of other creatures, exploring how the human animal fits into the natural world. Ho

Hannah Holmes
Random House

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