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The Animal Game

Searching for Wildness at the American Zoo

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HARDCOVER

$42.00 • £33.95 • €38.00

ISBN 9780674737341

Publication Date: 11/07/2016

Text

400 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

30 halftones

World

  • Introduction: The Zoo Parade
  • 1. The Elephant’s Skin: Animals and Their Visitors
  • 2. The Voyage of the Silverash: The Big Business of Tropical Animals
  • 3. Jungleland: The Money in Wildlife
  • 4. The Monkeys’ Island: The New Deal Builds a Modern Zoo
  • 5. Aping: African Animals on Zoo Stages
  • 6. Don’t Feed the Keepers: The Labor and Care of Zookeepers
  • 7. The Zoo Man’s Holiday: Adventuring for the Zoo
  • 8. My Animal Babies: Caring for Endangered Species
  • 9. Dangerous Safari: Conservation at the End of Empire
  • Conclusion: Searching for the Yeti
  • Notes
  • On Zoo Sources
  • Illustration Credits
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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