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"Dr. Leakey spoke to me most enthusiastically about Jane Goodall's excellent field work with the chimpanzees at the Gombe Stream Research Centre in Tanzania, then only in its third year, and he stressed the importance of long-term field studies with the great apes. I believe it was at this time the seed was planted in my head, even if unconsciously, that I would someday return to Africa to study the gorillas of the mountains." Chap. 1, p. 1

"Like a bored housewife, I relegated these and many more tasks to the evening hours. Daylight belonged to the gorillas." Chap. 1, p. 7

"Any observer is an intruder in the domain of a wild animal and must remember that the rights of that animal supersede human interests. An observer must also keep in mind that an animal's memories of one day's contact might well be reflected in the follow day's behavior." Chap. 1, p...

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