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Galdikas, Biruté Marija Filomena

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Born to be wild( Visual )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrated by Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman. An inspiring story of love, dedication, and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. This film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them, saving endangered species one life at a time. Stunningly captured in a heartwarming adventure transporting moviegoers into the lush rainforests of Borneo with world-renowned primatologist Dr. Birute Mary Galdikas
Orangutan odyssey by Biruté Marija Filomena Galdikas( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Orangutans, the fabled red apes of the forests of Indonesia, share 97 percent of the biological makeup of human beings. But it is not for this reason alone that they have captured the interest and attention of scientists and naturalists. They are remarkable animals in their own right, living solitary and peaceful lives in the tree canopy of the dense tropical rain forest of the Indonesian islands of Borneo and Sumatra. Subsisting on fruit, leaves, and other vegetation, they interact very little with other animals and pose a threat to none. But their own existence is now endangered by poaching, forest cutting, and gold mining, which are reducing at a great rate the pristine forest areas that orangutans require to live." "Now, for the first time, Birute Galdikas, the world's leading authority on orangutans, offers a rich picture of their life based on her intimate observation of hundreds of the animals in their native habitat; she spends as much as six months every year in her research camp at the edge of Tanjung Puting National Park near Kalimantan, Borneo. She has succeeded not only in rescuing several hundred wild-born orangutans previously held as pets or in substandard zoos, but also in studying the life cycles and behavior of both wild and semiwild animals, with particular attention to mothers and their young. The results of her knowledge inform the text of this remarkable book."--Jacket
Great ape odyssey by Biruté Marija Filomena Galdikas( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: Early in her career in the late 1960s, Birute Galdikas was handpicked, along with Jane Goodall and the late Dian Fossey, by the renowned paleontologist Louis Leakey to go out into the world and study the great apes. She went on to dedicate her life to observing orangutans in their natural habitat and has become one of the world's leading authorities on orangutans. "I had reached the point where it was hard for me to see the differences between apes and humans," Galdikas once admitted on a 48 Hours television special. Here the famed primatologist and author of Orangutan Odyssey explores each of the great apes (gorillas, chimpanzees-including bonobos-and orangutans), interpreting the latest research and describing relationships among the different species-all in the context of the mounting threat of extinction. The 125 up-close images by internationally renowned wildlife photographer Karl Ammann illustrate the behaviors of these intriguing, humanlike animals. The result is a compelling overview of what we have learned about these fascinating creatures and, in turn, what they can teach us about ourselves
Search for the great apes by Christine Z Wiser( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines efforts of Dian Fossey and Birute Galdikas-Brindamour to discover new facts about the life and behavior of gorillas and orangutans
Mystery gorillas ; Search for the great apes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystery gorillas: Join primatologist Mireya Mayor at the heart of the jungle to explore the great apes' secret world
All apes great and small by Biruté Marija Filomena Galdikas( Book )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some of the world's leading primatologists, ethologists, and anthropologists present research on both captive and free-ranging African Great apes
In the wild by Mark Linfield( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julia Roberts travels to the Indonesian island of Borneo to investigate the orangutan, the sole survivor of the great apes of Asia. Her quest puts her in the company of Birute Galdikas, a woman who has devoted her entire adult life to protecting and studying the orangutans of Borneo
Reflections of Eden : my years with the orangutans of Borneo by Biruté Marija Filomena Galdikas( Book )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beschrijving van het leven van orang oetans in de vrije natuur en van enkele die eerder in gevangenschap waren door de Amerikaanse antropologe gedurende een periode van meer dan twintig jaar
Meine Orang-Utans : zwanzig Jahre unter den scheuen "Waldmenschen" im Dschungel Borneos by Biruté Marija Filomena Galdikas( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born to be wild 3D( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inspiring story of love, dedication and the remarkable bond between humans and animals, this film documents the story of orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them, saving endangered species one life at a time. Transports moviegoers into the lush rainforests of Borneo with world-renowned primatologist Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas, and across the rugged Kenyan savannah with celebrated elephant authority Dame Daphne M. Sheldrick, as they and their teams rescue, rehabilitate and return these incredible animals back to the wild
Orangutan adaptation at Tanjung Puting Reserve, Central Borneo by Biruté Marija Filomena Galdikas( )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Champions of the wild( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Polar bears: Photographer Dan Guravich captured these ... images of Polar Bears in over 50 trips to the Arctic. Pandas: Dr. Sue Mainka has worked in China since 1987 to help ensure the survival of the Panda. Grizzlies: The rain forest of British Columbia is one of the last great habitats for the Grizzly and Wayne McCrory is a passionate protector of that habitat. Chimpanzees of Uganda: Colin Chapman follows endangered chimps and monkeys in the forests of Uganda's Kibale National Park. Costa Rican monkeys: Dr. Linda Fedigan has spent two decades studying the monkeys at Costa Rica's Santa Rosa wildlife factory. Orangutans: Dr. Birute Galdikas rescues orphaned apes in the jungles of Borneo. Gorillas: Dr. Pascale Sicotte fights to save Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda."--Container
What Do Primatologists Do? by Anne Zeller( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As an introduction for those interested in primatology and field work research, Dr. Anne Zeller discusses her 5-month field work experience in Borneo studying cynomolgus macaques (Macaca fascicularis). She stayed at the orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) rehabilitation center run by Dr. Birute Galdikas. Dr. Zeller discusses the conditions of living in the jungle, dress and equipment required for exploration in the Bornean jungle, and some of the hazards of field work. Slides in this video piece show cynomolgus macaques grooming, feeding on rice, aggression between adult male and juveniles, and threat between cynomolgus and orangutans. Orangutan slides include nesting, parenting, imitative behavior, play, climbing, sexual behavior, use of stick to ward off a wild pig, use of sign language, interaction with humans, playing in water, play with a young Macaca nemestrina, and feeding. There are also short video segments showing an adult male eating sugar cane, and play between an infant and mother
A guidebook to Tanjung Puting National Park : Kalimantan Tengah (Central Borneo), Indonesia by Biruté Marija Filomena Galdikas( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptasi orangutan di Suaka Tanjung Puting, Kalimantan Tengah by Biruté Marija Filomena Galdikas( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Endangered animals from around the world : primates, pandas, and bears( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Polar bears: Photographer Dan Guravich captured these ... images of Polar Bears in over 50 trips to the Arctic. Pandas: Dr. Sue Mainka has worked in China since 1987 to help ensure the survival of the Panda. Grizzlies: The rain forest of British Columbia is one of the last great habitats for the Grizzly and Wayne McCrory is a passionate protector of that habitat. Chimpanzees of Uganda: Colin Chapman follows endangered chimps and monkeys in the forests of Uganda's Kibale National Park. Costa Rican monkeys: Dr. Linda Fedigan has spent two decades studying the monkeys at Costa Rica's Santa Rosa wildlife factory. Orangutans: Dr. Birute Galdikas rescues orphaned apes in the jungles of Borneo. Gorillas: Dr. Pascale Sicotte fights to save Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda."--Container
African apes by International Great Apes of the World Conference( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All apes great and small( )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Champions of the wild( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chimpanzees of Uganda: Colin Chapman follows endangered chimps and monkeys in the forests of Uganda's Kibale National Park. Costa Rican monkeys: Dr. Linda Fedigan has spent two decades studying the monkeys at Costa Rica's Santa Rosa wildlife factory. Orangutans: Dr. Birute Galdikas rescues orphaned apes in the jungles of Borneo. Gorillas: Dr. Pascale Sicotte fights to save Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda
The neglected ape by Ronald D Nadler( )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enth.: Papers from the International Orangutan Conference: The neglected ape, held March 5-7, 1994, in Fullerton, Calif. and Papers from the Orangutan Population and Habitat Viability Analysis Workshop, held January 18-20, 1993, in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia
 
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Alternative Names
Biruté Galdikas Canadees biologe

Birutė Galdikas kanadische Zoologin und Verhaltensforscherin

Birutė Galdikas kanadská zooložka

Birutė Galdikas primatologist, conservationist, and ethologist

Birute Galdikas uczona amerykańska pochodzenia litewskiego, biolog

Galdikas, Birute

Galdikas, Biruté 1946-

Galdikas, Biruté M.F.

Galdikas, Biruté M. F. 1946-

Galdikas, Biruté M. F. 1947-...

Galdikas, Biruté Marija Filomena 1946-

Galdikas, Biruté Mary 1946-

Galdikas-Brindamour, Biruté

Galdikas-Brindamour, Biruté 1946-

Біруте Галдікас

Галдикас, Бируте

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ബിറുത്തെ ഗാൽഡികാസ്സ്

บิรูเต กัลดิกาส์

ガルディカス, ビルーテ

ガルディカス, ビルーテ・M. F.

ビルーテ・ガルディカス

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Great ape odysseyAll apes great and smallIn the wildReflections of Eden : my years with the orangutans of BorneoAfrican apesAll apes great and smallReflections of Eden : my years with the orangutans of Borneo