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201125DecSun

We bought a Zoo

published 25 December 2011 | modified 18 December 2016

Finished the book of Benjamin Mee "We bought a Zoo"; Interesting memoirs of a journalist and his family buying the Zoo in Dartmoor. A family with absolutely no experience with zoo management whatsoever, and nevertheless they seem to pull it off; putting this run-down zoo on the map again; It never becomes clear why they decided to buy this zoo in the first place, unless the urge to do something extraordinary and worthwhile is the right motivation. A good read.


 

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