In the Shadow of Man - Chapter 7, Flo's Sex Life, Chapter 8, The Feeding Station Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7, Flo's Sex Life, Chapter 8, The Feeding Station Summary and Analysis

Old Flo, incredibly ugly according to human standards, apparently has a large amount of sex. Goodall once thought that males were attracted to her only after they become excited but this is not so. When a female goes into heat, they develop a pale pink "protuberance" that lasts for ten days, occurring between menstrual periods. When Goodall returned from Cambridge, with Hugo, Flo and two of her children were regularly visiting the camp. Fifi, Flo's daughter was three and a half years old, although she still nursed. Figan was now eight and a half, just entering puberty. The three were initially hesitant to enter the cave, but they would come in with David and Goliath.

Flo always looked old, but her character was robust; she was the...

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