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Babylon's ark : the incredible wartime rescue of the Baghdad Zoo

Author: Lawrence Anthony; Graham Spence
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the Iraq war began, conservationist Lawrence Anthony could think of only one thing: the fate of the Baghdad Zoo, located in the city center and caught in the war's crossfire. Once Anthony entered Baghdad he discovered that full-scale combat and uncontrolled looting had killed nearly all the animals of the zoo. But not all of them. U.S. soldiers had taken the time to help care for the remaining animals, and the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Anthony; Graham Spence
ISBN: 9780312358327 0312358326
OCLC Number: 71005893
Description: 248 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Lawrence Anthony with Graham Spence.
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When the Iraq war began, the Baghdad Zoo, located in the city centre, was caught in the war's crossfire. This title chronicles the zoo's transformation from bombed-out rubble to peaceful park. It  Read more...

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