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Raised by the Zoo My Life with Elephants and Other Animals

Biography / Memoir
By: Gerry Creighton(Author)
299 pages, 16 plates with colour & b/w photos
Publisher: Gill & Macmillan
Raised by the Zoo
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  • Raised by the Zoo ISBN: 9780717197514 Hardback Sep 2023 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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People have been enchanted by elephants for centuries. For Gerry Creighton, this fascination began at an early age; his father was a keeper at Dublin Zoo and instilled in him a love and respect for animals. Gerry followed his father and joined the zoo at 15, where he would spend the next 36 years observing, studying and caring for elephants.

Raised by the Zoo tells the story of Gerry's life in service to the many animals at Dublin Zoo – a place that holds fond memories for every family across Ireland. Filled with a lively cast of the zoo's inhabitants – including Lucy the Chimp and Upali the Elephant – it captures a pivotal period in Dublin Zoo's history and underscores the importance of environmental conservation efforts around the world.

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Gerry Creighton worked in Dublin Zoo for over 36 years and was the face of RTE's popular series The Zoo. Gerry now acts as an international elephant care consultant, advising zoos and wildlife parks about providing optimal wellness for elephants in human care. He lives in Dublin with his family.

Biography / Memoir
By: Gerry Creighton(Author)
299 pages, 16 plates with colour & b/w photos
Publisher: Gill & Macmillan
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