Zoo quest for a dragon by David Attenborough

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Published by University of London P .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Originally published(B57-1436),-Lutterworth P.,1957.

Book details

Statementedited and abridged with the approval of the author.
SeriesPilot books
The Physical Object
Pagination128p.,ill.,20cm
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19324737M

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The wrapper is bright and - unusually for this title - unfaded at the spine. A complete 6 volume set of the First UK Printings published by the Lutterworth Press (London) from until The sequence comprises 'Zoo Quest to Guiana' (), 'Zoo Quest for a Dragon' (), 'Zoo Quest to Paraguay' (), 'Quest in Paradise' (), 'Zoo Quest to Madagascar' () and 'Quest under Capricorn' ().

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Zoo Quest for a Dragon (), reprinted the following year with an additional chapter of material from the Quest for the Paradise Birds series Zoo Quest in Paraguay () Quest in Paradise (), an accompaniment to the anthropological TV series The People.

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The Zoo Quest series was so popular that similar expeditions were launched to different parts of the tropics annually for the next ten years. In Zoo Quest for a Dragon, Attenborough relates his adventures in parts of Indonesia which were then little known, looking for animals which had never been filmed before, including the now-famous dragons.

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Add Video Add Image Zoo Quest was a series of multi-part nature documentaries broadcast on BBC television between and It was the first major programme to feature David Attenborough. In each series, Attenborough travelled with staff from London Zoo to a tropical country to capture an animal for the zoo's collection (the accepted practice at the time).

Although the programme was. The minute documentary will follow the first three expeditions of Attenborough's wildlife presenter career: Zoo Quest To West Africa, Zoo Quest To Guiana, and Zoo Quest For A Dragon.

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David Attenborough's books have opened up the incredible world of natural history to millions of viewers and listeners. Zoo Quest for a Dragon takes us back to one of his earliest projects, when the BBC and London Zoo joined forces on several animal-collecting expeditions.

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