Adventures Of A Young Naturalist: The Zoo Quest Expeditions

April 2, 2019|
Adventures Of A Young Naturalist: The Zoo Quest Expeditions by David Attenborough
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"A GREAT BOOK." --THE NEW YORK TIMES

"MARVELOUS." --THE TELEGRAPH

"A RARE GLIMPSE OF A FLEDGLING DAVID ATTENBOROUGH IN THE WILD." --VANITY FAIR

Living legend and presenter of BBC''s Planet Earth series Sir David Attenborough tells the story of his early career as a broadcaster and a naturalist in his own words.

In 1954, David Attenborough, a young television presenter, was offered the opportunity of a lifetime--to travel the world finding rare and elusive animals for the London Zoo''s collection, and to film the expedition for the BBC for a new show called Zoo Quest.

This is the story of those voyages. Staying with local tribes while trekking in search of giant anteaters in Guyana, Komodo dragons in Indonesia, and armadillos in Paraguay, he and the rest of the team contended with cannibal fish, aggressive tree porcupines, and escape-artist wild pigs, as well as treacherous terrain and unpredictable weather, to record the incredible beauty and biodiversity of these regions.

Written with his trademark wit and charm, Adventures of a Young Naturalist is not just the story of a remarkable adventure, but of the man who made us fall in love with the natural world and taught us the importance of protecting it--and who is still doing so today.
Sir David Attenborough is a broadcaster and naturalist whose television career is now in its seventh decade. After studying Natural Sciences at Cambridge and a brief stint in publishing, he joined the BBC. Since the launch of his famous Zoo Quest series in 1954, he has surveyed almost every aspect of life on earth and brought it to the...
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Title:Adventures Of A Young Naturalist: The Zoo Quest ExpeditionsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:400 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1.12 inShipping dimensions:400 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1.12 inPublished:2 avril 2019Publisher:MobiusLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1635060702

ISBN - 13:9781635060706

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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