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Life in zoos & preserves : based on the television series Wild, wild world of animals.

Author: Don Earnest; Time-Life Television.
Publisher: [New York] : Time-Life Films, ©1978.
Series: Wild, wild world of animals.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the role of zoos and animal refuges in preserving species threatened with extinction and describes the lives of various animals in zoos and preserves around the world.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Earnest; Time-Life Television.
ISBN: 0913948217 9780913948217
OCLC Number: 4300121
Notes: "A Time-Life Television book."
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Don Earnest --
Zoos: Selection from Menagerie Manor / Gerald Durrell --
American grasslands: Why the bear waddles when he walks --
Comanche Tale --
Patagonia: Selection from Idle Days in Patagonia / W.H. Hudson --
Camargue and Coto Donana --
Southern Africa: Selection from The Lost World of the Kalahari / Laurens van der post --
Indian subcontinent --
Credits and bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Wild, wild world of animals.

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Examines the role of zoos and animal refuges in preserving species threatened with extinction and describes the lives of various animals in zoos and preserves around the world.

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