What's New? The Zoo! A Zippy History of Zoos
- ISBN 13:
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- Format: Hardcover
- Copyright: 06/24/2014
- Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
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* The first zoo was established forty-three hundred years ago in what is now Iraq?
* Aztec King Moctezuma II had such an incredible collection of animals that it took six hundred men and women to care for them?
* Children across Great Britain wrote to Queen Victoria when Jumbo the elephant was sold away from the London Zoo?
* Fifty buffalo passed through Grand Central Station in 1907 on their way to the Bronx Zoo?
* Zoos now play a crucial role in animal conservation?
Kathleen Krull and Marcellus Hall bring witty insight, jazzy style, and a globe-trotting eye to our millennia-long history of keeping animals -- and the ways animals have changed us in turn.