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Doctor in the Zoo

4.6  ·  Rating Details ·  5 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Man's relationship with the other animals encompasses the full range of emotions, and in this book photographer Bruce Buchenholz has focused on a subject that conveys this theme in a most effective and entertaining way: the life of a chief veterinarian in one of the world's largest zoos, Dr. Emil Dolensek of The Bronx Zoo.

The pictures and anecdotes are arranged by days of
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Hardcover, 191 pages
Published June 24th 1974 by Viking Press
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Allan
Nov 06, 2016 Allan rated it it was amazing
This book I found in a used bookstore. As a New Yorker and presently a volunteer with the Wildlife Conservation Society, this book was a real treat. It is light on text but heavy on photographs. The photographs share the work of the Bronx Zoo and its staff during the 1970, before it became the Wildlife Conservation Society. Many images took me back to the Bronx Zoo of my 1970s childhood. The book is also a reminder of the work of the Wildlife Conservation Society back then; and how it has evolve ...more
Susan
Apr 07, 2009 Susan rated it it was amazing
I just picked up Bruce Buchenholz's Doctor in the Zoo at the library today, and quickly read in in just over two hours! I'm a nut for anything about animals, and this books caught my eye today purely by a lucky chance. It was an incredibly enjoyable, if dated (it was published in the 1970s) read.

Doctor in the Zoo is basically a week in the life of the late Dr. Emil Dolensek, chief veterinarian of the New York Zoological Society. Over the course of two years, author/photographer Bruce Buchenholz
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