- Hardcover: 240 pages
- Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press (September 17, 2002)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1588340538
- ISBN-13: 978-1588340535
- Product Dimensions: 6.4 x 0.9 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 12 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,984,083 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author
William Temple Hornaday (1854-1937) was one of the founders of what would become the Smithsonian's National Zoo and the Bronx Zoo. Hanna Rose Shell has published articles in The Boston Globe and Smithsonian magazine. She is a doctoral candidate in the History of Science at Harvard University.
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