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Beasts in my belfry

Durrell, Gerald, 1925-19952017
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Over a year at Whipsnade Zoo we encounter a typically absurd cast - including Albert the lion, who's a dab hand at ventriloquism, and Teddy the brown bear, with whom the young Durrell sings duets. This is a charming account of Gerald Durrell's first job as a student keeper in Whipsnade Park in 1945. With notebook and pen in hand, the eager young Durrell observes his co-workers and animal charges alike. Whether getting dirty mucking out the buffalo enclosure or attempting to cajole a jitter-bugging gnus into a transportation crate, life at the zoo is certainly never boring.
Main title:
Beasts in my belfry / Gerald Durrell.
Imprint:
London : Pan Books, 2017.
Collation:
177 pages ; 20 cm.
Notes:
Originally published: London: Collins, 1973.
ISBN:
9781509815364
Dewey class:
590.7342636.0889092
Language:
English
BRN:
343741
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