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Ark on the Move

by Gerald Durrell

Durrell dramatically reveals the plight of endangered species and shows us the serious consequences to life and its future on this earth. The islands of Mauritius and Madagascar provide the exotic setting for Durrell's most recent expedition.

The Ark's Anniversary

by Gerald Durrell

The prolific and passionate animal lover/interpreter spins more stories of the Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust and his own adventures.

The Aye-Aye and I: A Rescue Mission in Madagascar

by Gerald Durrell

Durrell (The Ark's Anniversary) in his efforts to rescue endangered species. Here he is in Madagascar--with his wife, Lee, and a BBC crew--to film and to capture for breeding the rare aye-aye, a nocturnal lemur of Africa's east coast rain forests.

The Bafut Beagles

by Gerald Durrell

On an animal-collecting expedition in the Cameroons, assisted by a pack of English Afro-philes and a pack of mongrel dogs, Durrell captures everything from flying mice to booming squirrels.

Birds, Beasts, and Relatives

by Gerald Durrell

The author, an English naturalist, recalls his childhood years on the Greek island of Corfu, where his family lived before World War II. He describes his relationships with the many animals he befriended and spins tales about his eccentric family and the local characters who are drawn into their orbit

Catch Me a Colobus

by Gerald Durrell

A potpourri of animal anecdotes, based on hectic days at Gerald Durrell's Jersey zoo and his forays to various corners of the earth to rescue animal species in danger of extinction.

The Drunken Forest

by Gerald Durrell

The story begins as Durrell and his wife enter Buenos Aires to start a six-month collecting trip. The plan is to collect animals in areas around Buenos Aires and eventually journey to the southernmost tip of South America to collect geese and ducks.

Fauna and Family: More Durrell Family Adventures on Corfu

by Gerald Durrell

Fauna and Family, also known as The Garden of the Gods, is the third in Durrell's Corfu trilogy that begins with his beloved classic, My Family and Other Animals and continues with Birds, Beasts and Relatives. In his foreword to Fauna and Family, Durrell confessed that in the first two books, "I had left out a number of incidents and characters that I would have liked to have described, and I have attempted to repair this omission in this book . . . I hope that it might give the same pleasure to its readers as apparently its predecessors have done, as for me it portrays a very important part of my life . . . which is a truly happy and sunlit childhood."

Fillets of Plaice

by Gerald Durrell

Travel to Corfu and take part in a riotous birthday party whose guests pursue a stolen refrigerator--which contains all their refreshments--to a remote, deserted beach before settling down to celebrate.

How to Shoot an Amateur Naturalist

by Gerald Durrell

This story of his journey is vintage Durrell: breezy and entertaining as he recounts misadventures and the problems of filming wild animals, serious in his plea for conservation.

Marrying Off Mother and Other Stories

by Gerald Durrell

Humorous stories of the author's travels and the eccentric people and animals he has encountered. Author was a British naturalist.

Menagerie Manor

by Gerald Durrell

"Menagerie Manor" is sure to delight fans of Durrell's beloved classic "My Family and Other Animals" and other accounts of his lifelong fascination with members of the animal kingdom.

My Family and Other Animals

by Gerald Durrell

When the unconventional Durrell family can no longer endure the damp, gray English climate, they do what any sensible family would do: sell their house and relocate to the sunny Greek isle of Corfu. My Family and Other Animals was intended to embrace the natural history of the island but ended up as a delightful account of Durrell's family's experiences, from the many eccentric hangers-on to the ceaseless procession of puppies, toads, scorpions, geckoes, ladybugs, glowworms, octopuses, bats, and butterflies into their home.

The New Noah

by Gerald Durrell

If you want to know how to capture, and then make friends with, an ant-eater, an electric eel, a porcupine or a boa constrictor, this is your book.

The Stationary Ark

by Gerald Durrell

An account of setting up the Wildlife Preservation Trust in Jersey, England.

Two in the Bush

by Gerald Durrell

What Durrell sees down under are some species that have chalked their own path of evolution and are much different from wildlife in the bigger continents.

The Whispering Land

by Gerald Durrell

The sequel to A Zoo in My Luggage, this is the story of how Durrell and his wife's zoo-building efforts at England's Jersey Zoo led them and a team of helpers on an eight-month safari in Argentina to look for South American specimens. Through windswept Patagonian shores and tropical forests in Argentina, from ocelots to penguins, fur seals to parrots, Durrell captures the landscape and its inhabitants with his signature charm and humor.

A Zoo in My Luggage

by Gerald Durrell

What happens when the charming, animal-obsessed boy of the classic memoirs 'My Family and Other Animals' and 'Birds, Beasts and Other Relatives' grows up? He founds a zoo, of course.

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