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The Overloaded Ark

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Gerald Durrell, director and owner of Jersey Zoo, was internationally famous for his amusing books about collecting wild animals. The Overloaded Ark, his first, remains his funniest book. It describes an expedition to the remote territory of the Cameroons in West Africa, before independence. 'A delightful book . . . You can feel his bush-shirt sticking to his back . . . Bagging a monitor, smoking out a Pangolin (scaly anteater), celebrating the capture of the rare Angwantibo (small lemur), bird liming for Giant ...

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The Overloaded Ark
2001, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571209330

FF Classics

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The Overloaded Ark
1987, Faber & Faber, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780571053711

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The Overloaded Ark
1953, Viking Books

ISBN-13: 9780670532810

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