Almost Human  


Almost Human
Greystone Books | September 17, 2019 | 248 pages
ISBN: 9781771643856

"Alternately joyous and heartbreaking..." --Jane Goodall A moving and revealing biography of Norway's most famous chimpanzee. Julius is a national celebrity, the inspiration behind pop hits and bestselling books. He's also a chimpanzee, born in captivity but raised in a zookeeper's home after his own mother rejects him. Julius's new parents change his diapers and comfort him when he has nightmares, and their daughters play with him. But soon they must reintroduce Julius to the zoo, a challenging task that brings new learnings on primate behavior and the dangers of animal celebrity.