Undaunted: The Wild Life of Biruté Mary Galdikas and Her Fearless Quest to Save Orangutans

[[ Reading ]] ➼ Undaunted: The Wild Life of Biruté Mary Galdikas and Her Fearless Quest to Save Orangutans Author Anita Silvey – Johndore.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 96 pages
  • Undaunted: The Wild Life of Biruté Mary Galdikas and Her Fearless Quest to Save Orangutans
  • Anita Silvey
  • 19 June 2019
  • 1426333560

About the Author: Anita Silvey

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Undaunted: The Wild Life of Biruté Mary Galdikas and Her Fearless Quest to Save OrangutansAs A Young Scientist, Birute Mary Galdikas Had A Mission To Find And Study The Elusive Orangutans Of Borneo S Rain Forest To Help Protect This Amazing And Elusive SpeciesFollow Her Story As She Carries Out An Epic Search And Struggles To Survive While Studying The World S Most Endangered Great ApeWhen Galdikas Saw Her First Image Of An Orangutan In The Wild, She Was Immediately Captivated It Haunted Her And She Found Its Gaze Almost Hypnotic She Moved To Borneo, Where She Made It Her Life S Mission To Study And Work To Protect These Mysterious Creatures Like Primatologists Jane Goodall And Dian Fossey, Galdikas Was Driven By Incredible Ambition And A Fascination With Apes And Human Origins, Making Her Way To The Harsh Rain Forests Of Indonesian Borneo When She Was Just Years Old She Set Up A Simple Camp, Named After Her Mentor, Louis Leakey, And Proceeded To Look And Look And Look For Wild Orangutans, One Of The Most Elusive Species On The Planet Her Studies Brought These Critically Endangered Apes To The World Stage, And They Are Still Making An Impact Today Now In Her S, Dr Galdikas Has Conducted The Longest Running Study Of Any Wild Mammal By Any Single ScientistAward Winning Author Anita Silvey Explores The Life And Legacy Of This Incredible And Little Known Primatologist With Unparalleled Storytelling, Silvey Offers Unique Insight Into Galdikas Childhood, Her Work With National Geographic, Her Passion Of Raising Awareness About Conservation, And Her Mission Of Securing A Future For Orangutans

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10 thoughts on “Undaunted: The Wild Life of Biruté Mary Galdikas and Her Fearless Quest to Save Orangutans

  1. Vera Godley says:

    This is a beautifully done non fiction book telling the story of the work and mission of a naturalist and primatologist intent on survival of Orangutans While I don t personally agree on the some of the philosophies and theories in the book pertaining to evolution, I believe this is an exceptionally well done biographic of Ms Galdikas.Her work with these animals for nearly 50 years is remarkable and admirable Understanding primates is a worthy goal and yields rewards for humanity as well as t This is a beautifully done non fiction book telling the story of the work and mission of a naturalist and primatologist intent on survival of Orangutans While I don t personally agree on the some of the philosophies and theories in the book pertaining to evolution, I believe this is an exceptionally well done biographic of Ms Galdikas.Her work with these animals for nearly 50 years is remarkable and admirable Understanding primates is a worthy goal and yields rewards for humanity as well as the scientific community.I found the photographs outstanding providing insight into Dr Galdikas work as well as these interesting animals, orangutans.This book belongs in school libraries and in home libraries where animal conservation is high interest.DISCLOSURE I received a complimentary copy to facilitate this review Opinions are mine, alone and are freely given

  2. Alicia says:

    I didn t realize other than the subject matter with Galdikas and the orangutans why I was attracted to it and now I know This is a series I hope of three that started with Goodall in Untamed and now there s Undaunted focused on the second of the trimates with the last one being Fossey This one was sweet, covering this Galdikas got to study them through her mentorship with Leakey and Goodall and what it took to get to Borneo The mucky, watery rainforests to maybe catch a glimpse, and h I didn t realize other than the subject matter with Galdikas and the orangutans why I was attracted to it and now I know This is a series I hope of three that started with Goodall in Untamed and now there s Undaunted focused on the second of the trimates with the last one being Fossey This one was sweet, covering this Galdikas got to study them through her mentorship with Leakey and Goodall and what it took to get to Borneo The mucky, watery rainforests to maybe catch a glimpse, and how after having her son, she gave up a marriage so that her husband and son could live a normal life in Canada where then she married a native and had another child.It s the pure observation science that taught us so much about the apes and how women persevered in this field Respect

  3. Shauna Yusko says:

    Yes Love this one as much as Untamed Now I need one on Fossey.

  4. Kristi Bernard says:

    What do you see when you look at an orangutan Do you look into their eyes and see a thought provoking character that seems kind and caring The story that is shared by Birute Mary Galdikas and her passion to study orangutans in Borneo will keep you engaged for hours.Readers who enjoy science and the study of animals will love the journey that Galdikas has taken to study orangutans in Borneo But that is not all readers will find here In the heart of Borneo there are pymy elephants, sunda cloud What do you see when you look at an orangutan Do you look into their eyes and see a thought provoking character that seems kind and caring The story that is shared by Birute Mary Galdikas and her passion to study orangutans in Borneo will keep you engaged for hours.Readers who enjoy science and the study of animals will love the journey that Galdikas has taken to study orangutans in Borneo But that is not all readers will find here In the heart of Borneo there are pymy elephants, sunda clouded leopards, flying squarrels, frogs, rhinos and even a helmeted hornbill The Dayaks are a native people of Borneo and they speak over 170 different dialects Galdikas employees many of them to help her raise and protect the orangutans.The mission of this guide is to bring about awareness so anyone and everyone can become involved with saving the orangutans and the rain forest Galdikas has worked hard to save organgutans and will continue to do so as long as she can Parents and teachers can review this guide and learnabout these amazing animals The back pages share maps, scrapbooks andresources There are plenty of photos so readers can see for themselves the community that has been created to save the orangutans

  5. Heather Johnson says:

    This Nat Geo Kids book about one woman s dedication to saving orangutans will fascinate young readers who enjoy animal stories, girl power stories, and stories about science and conservation Having just read The Woolly Monkey Mysteries, I decided to stay on topic and delve into this story about Birute Mary Galdikas and her desire to study orangutans in the wild Her research has provided countless insight into wild orangutans, as well as lead to better efforts to preserve their habitat and en This Nat Geo Kids book about one woman s dedication to saving orangutans will fascinate young readers who enjoy animal stories, girl power stories, and stories about science and conservation Having just read The Woolly Monkey Mysteries, I decided to stay on topic and delve into this story about Birute Mary Galdikas and her desire to study orangutans in the wild Her research has provided countless insight into wild orangutans, as well as lead to better efforts to preserve their habitat and ensure their continued existence in remote parts of the world

  6. Lynn says:

    Very well done account of the biologiest Birute Mary Galdikas and her groundbreaking work with Orangutans Inspiring and fascinating with outstanding photographs, historical and current One chapter relates the role of Louis Leakey and his mentoring of three pioneering female biologists, Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey and Galdikas.Back matter includes excellent maps, an Orangutan Family Scrapbook photos and a timeline of Galdikas s life and work so far.

  7. Dana Berglund says:

    An excellent non fiction book for middle grades, filled withe beautiful and compelling photographs The sidebars of factual information were sometimes a bit much, but overall a great gook How did I not know about her before this, while Dian Fossey and Jane Goodall are household names I missed out.

  8. Aeicha says:

    This is a stunning and thoroughly engaging look at the life and work of Birute Mary Galdikas, who has spent most of her life studying and protecting orangutans Beautifully presented and impressively researched, Undaunted enthralls, captivates, inspires, and is not only a wonderful celebration of Galdikas, but a splendid celebration of female pioneers and scientists throughout history.

  9. Susan says:

    I had the great good fortune to study with Anita Silvey in Graduate School This children s book about Birute Mary Galdikas is brilliant Galdikas work studying orangutans in Borneo is both heroic and inspiring Any child who considers a career in science will learn so much about the persistence needed to succeed.

  10. Two BookWorms Blog says:

    Undaunted is the perfect title for this book The orangutans featured are wonderful so individual, so human , yet Birut is the one for whom I am filled with admiration.For the full review Undaunted is the perfect title for this book The orangutans featured are wonderful so individual, so human , yet Birut is the one for whom I am filled with admiration.For the full review