Desmond Morris

English zoologist, ethologist and surrealist painter

Desmond John Morris (born 24 January 1928) is an English zoologist, educator, ethologist and surrealist painter. He is a popular author in human sociobiology. He was known for writing The Naked Ape (1967).[1]

Morris in 1969

Morris was born in Purton, Wiltshire, England. He studied at Dauntsey's School in West Lavington, Wiltshire.

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  1. Williams, D. "Desmond Morris Biography". Retrieved 2012-11-28. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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