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Golden bats and pink pigeons

Author: Gerald Durrell
Publisher: Chichester, UK : Summersdale, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mauritius, the green and mountainous island in the Indian Ocean, was once the home of the ill-fated dodo, and by the 1970s it still had many unique but endangered species, hanging onto their existence by their fingernails. When Gerald Durrell went to rescue some of these creatures from extinction, he experienced danger and discomfort, but enjoyed the adventures greatly. He spent nights in the jungle looking for bats  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Durrell, Gerald, 1925-1995.
Golden bats and pink pigeons.
Chichester, UK : Summersdale, 2007
(OCoLC)175284512
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Durrell
ISBN: 9781429494519 1429494514 9781840247893 1840247894 1840247886 9781840247886
OCLC Number: 172657305
Notes: Title from PDF cover (viewed Sep. 17, 2007).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: FOREWORD by Lee Durrell; A WORD IN ADVANCE; CHAPTER ONE --
MACABEE AND THE DODO TREE; CHAPTER TWO --
PINK PIGEON PALAVER; CHAPTER THREE --
ROUND ISLAND; CHAPTER FOUR --
THE FRUGIVOROUS FLIGHT; CHAPTER FIVE --
THE ENCHANTED WORLD; CHAPTER SIX --
BOA-HUNT; CHAPTER SEVEN --
PINK PIGEON POSTSCRIPT; TAILPIECE; AFTERWORD by Toni Hickey, Senior Bird Keeper, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust; A MESSAGE FROM THE DURRELL WILDLIFE CONSERVATION TRUST.
Responsibility: Gerald Durrell.

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Mauritius, the green and mountainous island in the Indian Ocean, was once the home of the ill-fated dodo, and by the 1970s it still had many unique but endangered species, hanging onto their existence by their fingernails. When Gerald Durrell went to rescue some of these creatures from extinction, he experienced danger and discomfort, but enjoyed the adventures greatly. He spent nights in the jungle looking for bats and pink pigeons, and climbed near-vertical rock faces to find Telfair's skinks and Gunther's geckos, spending his spare time exploring the enchanted worlds of the coral reefs with.

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