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Encounters with animals

Author: Gerald Durrell
Publisher: London : Viking, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Accounts of animals Gerald Durrell discovered and observed, based on broadcasts he made for the BBC. Here are entertaining accounts of the courtships, wars, and characters of animals encountered in West Africa, South America, Greece, etc., including the stories of Sarah Huggersack, an orphaned baby giant anteater, and Pavlo, a marmoset from Guiana.
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Named Person: Gerald Durrell; Gerald Durrell
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Durrell
ISBN: 9780241955833 0241955831 9780141971308 0141971304
OCLC Number: 793687129
Notes: Originally published: s.l.: Penguin, 1963.
Description: 1 v. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Gerald Durrell.

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Moving from the West Coast of Africa to the northern tip of South America - and elsewhere - the author observes the courtships, wars and characters of a variety of creatures, from birds of paradise,  Read more...

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Durrell has an uncanny knack of discovering human as well as animal eccentricities Sunday Telegraph A renegade who was right ... He was truly a man before his time -- Sir David Attenborough

 
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