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Review: ‘A Zoo in My Luggage’ by Gerald Durrell

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Friday, August 20, 2010

 A Zoo in My Luggage begins with an account of Durrell’s third trip to the British Cameroons in West Africa, during which he and his wife capture animals to start their own zoo. Returning to England with a few additions to their family—Cholmondeley the chimpanzee, Bug-eye the bush baby, and others—they have nowhere to put [...]