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Sailing with Noah : stories from the world of zoos

Author: Jeffrey P Bonner
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An intensely personal, behind-the-scenes look at modern zoos, written in a lively, accessible style. Through a variety of true stories, some funny, some sad, occurring in different cities and on different continents, Bonner describes the changing role of zoos and argues that conservation is the shared responsibility of all mankind"--Provided by publisher.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bonner, Jeffrey P.
Sailing with Noah.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005031401
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey P Bonner
ISBN: 0826216366 9780826216366 0826216374 9780826216373
OCLC Number: 928589267
Description: 1 online resource (x, 309 p.) : ill. (some color)
Responsibility: Jeffrey P. Bonner.

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Written by the president of a zoo, this book presents a personal, behind-the-scenes look at modern zoos. It explores the role of zoos in the society and their future as institutions of education,  Read more...

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"The time is long overdue for a straightforward account of zoos, what they do, how they do it, and probably most important of all, why they do it. Jeff Bonner's Sailing with Noah effectively fills Read more...

 
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