Whipsnade Idea: Captive Breeding for Survival. Elspeth Joscelin Huxley CBE was a polymath, writer, journalist, broadcaster, magistrate, environmentalist, farmer, and government advisor
Whipsnade Idea: Captive Breeding for Survival. 0002163411 (ISBN13: 9780002163415). Aug 27, 2014 Clare O'Beara rated it it was amazing. Elspeth Joscelin Huxley CBE was a polymath, writer, journalist, broadcaster, magistrate, environmentalist, farmer, and government advisor. She wrote 30 books; but she is best known for her lyrical books The Flame Trees of Thika and The Mottled Lizard which were based on her experiences growing up in a coffee farm in Colonial Kenya.
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Huxley's 1939 book Red Strangers describes life among the Kikuyu of Kenya around the time of the arrival of the first . Whipsnade: Captive Breeding for Survival (1981). Last Days in Eden aka De Laatsten in de Hof van Eden (1984) with Hugo van Lawick.
Huxley's 1939 book Red Strangers describes life among the Kikuyu of Kenya around the time of the arrival of the first European settlers. The manuscript was sent first to the publisher Macmillan, but Harold Macmillan, then working for the family firm, agreed to publish it only with considerable cuts, including a graphic description of female circumcision. Huxley refused, and the book was published by Chatto & Windus. Out in the Midday Sun: My Kenya (1985).
ELSPETH HUXLEY (née Grant) was born in 1907 and first went to Africa in 1913. Nellie: letters from africa. Whipsnade: captive breeding for survival. The story of her childhood years, memorably dramatized for television by John Hawkesworth in 1982, was told in The Flame Trees of Thika (1959) and its sequel, The Mottled Lizard (1962). She returned to England in 1925 and studied agriculture at Reading University and Cornell. She married Gervas Huxley in 1931 and during the thirties travelled widely with him in Africa, America, Australia and elsewhere. Out in the midday sun.
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In this sequel to The Flame of Thika, Elspeth Huxley takes up her story after the family returns to Kenya after the First World War. Her family and friends, their home and their travels, the glorious wildlife and scenery, described in rich and loving detail, all spring to life in this enchanting book. She knows East Africa and she loves i. .with a critical and understanding sympathy. The Times 'What a marvellous writer. and what a Kenya it was. ' Financial Times.
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Whipsnade, Captive Breeding for Survival, by Elspeth Huxley. Wildlife Conservation and the Modern Zoo, by Gordon Woodroffe. The International Zoo Yearbook has been an invaluable guide for everyone interested in zoo conservation of species, and Volume 20 contains the Proceedings of the Third World Conference on the Breeding of Endangered Species in Captivity which was co-sponsored by the Zoological Society of San Diego and the Fauna Preservation Society (as it was then known).