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"A Zoo in my Luggage" is a story about an expedition for collecting
animals from West Africa in Cameroon. The story started when Gerald Durrell and his wife decided to go to Cameroon and collect as much animals as they will have their own zoo.
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During the expedtion in Cameroon, they stayed in the Fon of Bafut's
Resthouse. After their stay in Cameroon, they collected more than 250 specimens which some of them were very rare. The major problem was to find a place where to make a zoo. After a year of trying to find a place, at last, he found a place in Jersey. The place where to make the zoo, was found by the help of Hugh Fraser.
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Plot & Themes

Animal story?    -   Yes Kind of animal:    -   all kinds of animals Outdoors story    -   Yes Exploring:    -   animal watching/hunting Period of greatest activity?    -   1950+

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   explorer Ethnicity    -   White


Jungles?    -   Yes Century:    -   1980's-Present

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   thoughtful Pictures/Illustrations?    -   A few 1-5 B&W How much dialogue in bio?    -   mostly dialog

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