What's New? the Zoo!

What's New? the Zoo!

A Zippy History of Zoos

Book - 2014
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With friendly facts, funny pictures, and animals galore, WHAT'S NEW? THE ZOO! is history to roar for! Did you know . . . * The first zoo was established forty-three hundred years ago in present-day Iraq? * Aztec King Moctezuma II had such an incredible collection of animals that it took six hundred men and women to care for them? * Zoos were crucial in the development of scientific theories of classification and evolution? * Fifty buffalo passed through Grand Central Station in 1907 on their way to the Bronx Zoo? Kathleen Krull and Marcellus Hall bring jazzy style and a globe-trotting eye to our millennia-long history of keeping animals -- and the ways animals have changed us in turn.
Publisher: New York : Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc., 2014.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780545135726
9780545135719
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) ; colored illustrations; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Hall, Marcellus - Illustrator
Study Program: Reading Counts RC K-2 11. 2 Quiz: 63836.
Accelerated Reader AR LG 6.4 0.5 169382.

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