For over three decades Dr. Donald Perry has developed new methods for exploring and understanding the complex biological communities found in the tops of tropical trees.
His work has appeared on the covers of Scientific American, Smithsonian, and New York Sunday Times magazines. It was featured in Newsweek, Life, Geo, Paris Match, Quick of Germany, and numerous publications and documentaries worldwide.
Since the publication of Charles Darwin's book, The Descent
of Man, the ground has been considered the birthplace of humanity. Dr. Donald Perry's new book, The Descent, shatters this Theory.
• Why are we the best climbers on earth?
• Why do infants learn to climb as they learn
• Why can an infant hold its full body weight
with a single hand?
• Why do we possess numerous features that
link us to a recent arboreal past?