Portrait intime des chimpanzés de Gombe, rendus célèbres par la primatologue Jane Goodall.
Comprenant 200 photographies du couple de photographes Anup Shah et Fiona Rogers.
The chimpanzees of Tanzania’s Gombe National Park are probably the most famous group of wild animals in history, having been observed and chronicled for more than 50 years.
Through studies initiated by the palaeontologist and anthropologist Louis Leakey and carried out by the primatologist Dr Jane Goodall, people worldwide know their names and stories.
Anup Shah and Fiona Rogers have spent much of the last decade in their company, getting to know their characters and learning about the intricacies of their lives. Tales from Gombe provides an unparalled insight into their world.
Through endearing stories and stunningly intimate photography, the book tells the story of their lives, an epic saga full of convoluted plots, family alliances, intrigue, love, passion, suffering, ambition, politics, puzzles, surprises and controversies.
Anup Shah and Fiona Rogers introduce us to all the different characters in this unique family, from the bold and mischievous Google and the powerful Titan to the enigmatic Freud.
The combination of breathtaking photography and rich social history will inspire all those who read it to learn more about our closest cousins.