The Resource Adventures of a young naturalist : the zoo quest expeditions, David Attenborough, (electronic resource)

Adventures of a young naturalist : the zoo quest expeditions, David Attenborough, (electronic resource)

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Adventures of a young naturalist : the zoo quest expeditions
Title
Adventures of a young naturalist
Title remainder
the zoo quest expeditions
Statement of responsibility
David Attenborough
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In 1954, David Attenborough, a young television presenter, was offered the opportunity of a lifetime--to travel the world finding rare and elusive animals for the London Zoo's collection, and to film the expedition for the BBC for a new show called Zoo Quest. This is the story of those voyages. Staying with local tribes while trekking in search of giant anteaters in Guyana, Komodo dragons in Indonesia, and armadillos in Paraguay, he and the rest of the team contended with cannibal fish, aggressive tree porcupines, and escape-artist wild pigs, as well as treacherous terrain and unpredictable weather, to record the incredible beauty and biodiversity of these regions. Written with his trademark wit and charm, Adventures of a Young Naturalist is not just the story of a remarkable adventure, but of the man who made us fall in love with the natural world and taught us the importance of protecting it--and who is still doing so today"--
  • "In 1954, David Attenborough, a young television presenter was offered the opportunity of a lifetime - to travel the world finding rare and elusive animals for London Zoo's collection, and to film the expedition for the BBC for a new show called Zoo Quest"--
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Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1926-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Attenborough, David
Dewey number
590
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL61
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Attenborough, David
  • Attenborough, David
  • Wild animal collecting
  • Zoology
  • Zoological specimens
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • SCIENCE
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
  • NATURE / Animals / General
  • NATURE / Animals / Wildlife
  • SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / General
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Adventures of a young naturalist : the zoo quest expeditions, David Attenborough, (electronic resource)
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online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781635060720
Lccn
2017053767
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
74ef97f9-679f-46c0-94b8-51ef18fde008
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)1011558665
Label
Adventures of a young naturalist : the zoo quest expeditions, David Attenborough, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781635060720
Lccn
2017053767
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
74ef97f9-679f-46c0-94b8-51ef18fde008
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1011558665

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