Babylon's ark: the incredible wartime rescue of the Baghdad zoo

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When the Iraq war began, conservationist Lawrence Anthony could think of only one thing: the fate of the Baghdad Zoo, caught in the crossfire at the heart of the city. Once Anthony entered Iraq, he discovered that hostilities and uncontrolled looting had devastated the zoo and its animals. Working with members of the zoo staff and a few compassionate U.S. soldiers, Anthony defended the zoo, bartered for food on war-torn streets, and scoured bombed palaces for desperately needed supplies. Babylon's Ark chronicles Anthony's hair-raising efforts to save a pride of Saddam's lions, close a deplorable black-market zoo, run ostriches through shoot-to-kill checkpoints, and rescue the dictator's personal herd of Thoroughbred Arabian horses.
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9781494527983
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full_title babylon s ark the incredible wartime rescue of the baghdad zoo
author anthony lawrence
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title Babylon's ark : the incredible wartime rescue of the Baghdad zoo
title_display Babylon's ark : the incredible wartime rescue of the Baghdad Zoo
title_full Babylon's ark : the incredible wartime rescue of the Baghdad Zoo / Lawrence Anthony with Graham Spence, Babylon's ark : the incredible wartime rescue of the Baghdad zoo [electronic resource] / Lawrence Anthony and Graham Spence
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