Encounters With Animals by Gerald DurrellEncounters With Animals by Gerald Durrell

Encounters With Animals

byGerald Durrell

Paperback | October 30, 2012

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'I once travelled back from Africa on a ship with an Irish captain who did not like animals. This was unfortunate, because most of my luggage consisted of about two hundred odd cages of assorted wildlife . . .' Gerald Durrell's accounts of the animals he encountered on his travels were some of the first widely shared descriptions of the world's most extraordinary animals. Moving from the West Coast of Africa to the northern tip of South America - and elsewhere - Durrell observes the courtships, wars and characters of a variety of creatures, from birds of paradise, to ants and anteaters, among others.

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Gerald Durrell was born in Jamshedpur, India, in 1925. He returned to England in 1928 before settling on the island of Corfu with his family. In 1945 he joined the staff of Whipsnade Park as a student keeper, and in 1947 he led his first animal-collecting expedition to the Cameroons. He later undertook numerous further expeditions, vis...
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Title:Encounters With AnimalsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7.77 × 5.04 × 0.48 inPublished:October 30, 2012Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0241955831

ISBN - 13:9780241955833

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