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Discussion in 'TV, Movies, Books about Zoos & Wildlife' started by John Gedsudski, 16 Sep 2013.

  1. John Gedsudski

    John Gedsudski New Member

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    This is a short documentary about Francis Buckland, who was a Victorian Era animal collector. He helped to open the Brighton Aquarium:

    New Science - YouTube
     
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    vogelcommando Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for posting this intresting piece of zoo(logical ) history John !
     
  3. Tim May

    Tim May Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Frank Buckland was a fascinating character. Anybody interested in learning more about him should read his own writings such as:-

    Notes and Jottings from Animal Life
    • Logbook of a Zoologist and Fisherman
    • Curiosities of Natural History


    There are also two biographies of Buckland:-

    The Life of Frank Buckland (G. C. Bompas; 1886)
    • The Curious World of Frank Buckland (G.H.O. Burgess; 1967)