Oakes, Philip

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(1928-2005) UK journalist and author of an Apes as Human tale, Experiment at Proto (1973; vt The Proto Papers 1974); his long experience with Zoos, including the long-running Television documentary series, Zoo Time (1956-1968) in collaboration with Desmond Morris, is reflected in the book's claustrophobic venue. [JC]

see also: Punch.

Philip Barlow Oakes

born Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire: 31 January 1928

died Market Rasen, Lincolnshire: 18 December 2005

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