The Aye-Aye and I: A Rescue Expedition in Madagascar (Curley Large Print Books) download epub
by Gerald Durrell
The aye-aye - part lemur, part rodent, the beast with the magic finger that . His books may have been written some time ago and mostly out of print, but never out of date.
The aye-aye - part lemur, part rodent, the beast with the magic finger that lurks in the forests of Madagascar - is one of the world's strangest creatures. Once thought to be extinct, the aye-aye is now found only in small colonies. Gerald Durrell's task was to capture some of the legendary Aye-aye, the beast with the magic finger that lurks in the forests of Madagascar, and bring them back to his famous Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust for breeding.
The aye aye and i, . 0. However, like most meetings in Madagascar, it did not come to pass Bruno took our Toyota and raced back to the rescue. The Aye-Aye and I, . However, like most meetings in Madagascar, it did not come to pass. The local people were, as usual, helpful and full of news about our friend. The living-cum-dining room was large, with thick poles as cross-beams on top of which you could see the frowsty bamboo thatch. The place was furnished with long, ancient tables made out of thick untreated planks, as were the long wooden trestles. Bruno took our Toyota and raced back to the rescue. They arrived exhausted: getting the vehicle out of the sand and water, heavily laden as she was, had proved a difficult task even with the winch.
The Aye-aye and I. PENGUIN BOOKS. The Aye-aye and I was a hugely significant book for Gerry and me in many ways. Foreword by Lee Durrell. First of all, Madagascar already had a special meaning for us. I had experienced this extraordinary country as a student well before I knew about Gerald Durrell.
The Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust decided to bring specimens back for breeding. This book tells of their quest.
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The Aye-Aye and I : A Rescue Journey to Save One of the World's Most Intriguing Creatures from Extinction.
ISBN 9780140012668 (978-0-14-001266-8) Softcover, Viking Pr, 1981. Find signed collectible books: 'The Bafut Beagles'. Coauthors & Alternates. Gerald Malcolm Durrell.
THE AYE-AYE AND I: A Rescue Mission in Madagascar. Пользовательский отзыв - Kirkus. Gerald Durrell was born in Jamshedpur, India, in 1925. He returned to England in 1928 before settling on the island of Corfu with his family. 280 printed pages. In 1990, Gerald Durrell; his wife, Lee; and a television crew embarked on a rescue mission to one of the most interesting places in the world: the island of Madagascar. It was there that they hoped to record and capture the endangered aye-aye, the world’s largest nocturnal primate. Recognizable by its big eyes and long fingers, the strange, rare aye-aye was an animal of incredible fascination.