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The Stationary Ark

by Gerald Durrell

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'What we tried to do in Jersey is create a new sort of zoo. I think we have succeeded.' In this important book Gerald Durrell describes his battles to create his vision of a new sort of zoo at Jersey with descriptions of his successes and failures with a liberal sprinkling of zoo animal tales on the way. Much of Gerald Durrell's long-standing basic captive breeding and conservation vision, which may, in a new century, seem almost obvious, is set out here along with prophecies - just one almost throwaway instance: 'In our next step, we plan to form the Trust into a kind of mini-university of wildlife husbandry and breeding'.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Pan Macmillan
Imprint:
Bello
Publication Date:
2011

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Gerald Durrell (Author)

Gerald Durrell was one of Britain's best loved authors and pioneering naturalists. His books, such as the bestselling My Family and Other Animals which celebrated its 60th Anniversary in 2016, continue to entertain generations of children and adul...

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