Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons by Gerald Malcolm Durrell

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Published by Simon & Schuster (Paper) .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Animals,
  • Mauritius,
  • Rare animals,
  • Animals / Pets,
  • Wild animal collecting

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7649136M
ISBN 100671507575
ISBN 109780671507572
OCLC/WorldCa12188255

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Golden Bats And Pink Pigeons is about Durrell's time on the island of Mauritius in the 's. It was the home of the dodo, the most famous example of extinction, and still at that time was home to many animals, reptiles and birds found nowhere else on earth. Durrell's focus as an adult was not just on exploring and finding such animals, but on Cited by: 5.

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Golden Bats And Pink Pigeons is about Durrell's time on the island of Mauritius in the 's. It was the home of the dodo, the most famous example of extinction, and still at that time was home to many animals, reptiles and birds found nowhere else on earth.

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Durrell is a wonderful writer Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons book lover of animals and a fantastic conservationist/5(13). GOLDEN BATS AND PINK PIGEONS Contents 1. Macabee and the Dodo Tree 2. Pink Pigeon Palaver 3. Round Island 4. The Frugivorous Flight 5. The Enchanted World 6.

Boa-Hunt 7. Pink Pigeon Postscript This is for Farida and Wahab whose kindness and hospitality sum up the whole charm of Mauritius Foreword by Lee Durrell. Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons is a delightful and inspiring adventure by the author of My Family and Other Animals, among other much-loved memoirs.

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Free shipping for many products. An ongoing concern faced by the pink pigeon, as by many endangered species that exist in small remnant populations, is inbreeding depression.

In culture. The book Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons by Gerald Durrell describes the conservation efforts. Mauritius has published a series of postage stamps depicting the pink pigeon.

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Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons: A Journey to the Flora and Fauna of a Unique Island is the entertaining story of Gerald Durrell's experience on Mauritius in the Indian Ocean where he collected rare specimens for his animal sanctuary.

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GOLDEN BATS AND PINK PIGEONS GERALD DURRELL Mauritius, the green and mountainous island in the Indian Ocean, was once the home of the ill-fated dodo, and by the s it still had many unique but seriously endangered species. To rescue some of these creatures from extinction, Gerald Durrell spent uncomfortable nights in the jungle looking for bats.

Follow the explorations and adventures of Gerald Durrell while he searches for birds, bats and reptiles on the island of Mauritius, in Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons. Mauritius, the green and mountainous island in the Indian Ocean, was once the home of the ill-fated dodo, and by the s it still had many unique but seriously endangered species.4/5().

Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons is a delightful and inspiring adventure by the author of My Family and Other Animals, among other much-loved memoirs. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Gerald Durrell including rare photos from the author’s estate.

Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons is a delightful and inspiring adventure by the author of My Family and Other Animals, among other much-loved memoirs.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Gerald Durrell including rare photos from the author's estate. Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons: A Journey to the Flora and Fauna of a Unique Island is the entertaining story of Gerald Durrell's experience on Mauritius in the Indian Ocean where he collected rare specimens for his animal sanctuary.

The Dodo had already vanished from the island and by the s many more species were going the way of the Dodo/5(4). Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons | Gerald Durrell | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.

See more book details. 21 April pages Synopsis Follow the explorations and adventures of Gerald Durrell while he searches for birds, bats and reptiles on the island of Mauritius, in Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons. Author: Gerald Durrell. Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons This book predates the one I just read- it's about a collection trip Durrell took to Mauritius (near Madagascar in the Indian Ocean), in particular visiting several tiny islands- Round Island gets a lot of mention- where species of snakes, birds and lizards live that exist nowhere else in the world.

These. The second Durrell book I read, Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons, was originally published in and describes a trip to Mauritius in search of endangered animals to bring back to Durrell’s Jersey Zoo. Accompanied by his assistant John Hartley and secretary Ann Peters, Durrell was hoping to find specimens of the pink pigeon, of which only a few.

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Mauritius, the green and mountainous island in the Indian Ocean, was once the home of the ill-fated dodo, and by the s it still had many unique but seriously endangered : Gerald Durrell.

Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons is a delightful and inspiring adventure by the author of My Family and Other Animals, among other much-loved memoirs.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Gerald Durrell including rare photos from the author’s : Open Road Media.

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You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the. To rescue some of these creatures from extinction, Gerald Durrell spent uncomfortable nights in the jungle looking for bats and pink pigeons, and climbed near-vertical rock faces to find Telfair's skinks and Gunther's geckos, spending his spare time exploring the enchanted worlds of the coral reefs with their varied multicoloured marine life.

Ever since I read the book Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons by conservationist Gerald Durrell, I have wanted to visit Mauritius. The book describes Durrell’s visits to try to save some of the island. Along with these trusty colleagues, he explored Mauritius, east of Madagascar, for small, breedable colonies of geckos, skinks, boas, bats, and pigeons.

The elusive, appealing bats look ""like strange indignant, miniature flying teddy bears""; the cyclamen-pink pigeons, easier to catch, emerge as more memorable couples—the male bows ""with a.

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