• "The naked ape will be a wiser and better hominid by the time he has thumbed his way through to the end"

  • "An extremely important book...eminently readable and richly illustrated"

    Niko Tinbergen, Nobel Prize Winner for Physiology
  • "This is the kind of book you pick up idly and put down very reluctantly"

    Daily Mirror
  • "A clear and careful introduction to an involved subject"

    The Times