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A man for all species : the remarkable adventures of an animal lover and expert
Morrone, Marc
Adult Nonfiction SF411.45.M67 A3 2010

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ContentsPage
Forewordp. xi
A Wordp. xiii
Prefacep. xvii
Part 1 - A Pet Keeper is Born
Chapter 1 - Tiny Bones, Big Dreamsp. 3
Chapter 2 - Big Bones, Small Businessp. 11
Chapter 3 - A Store Is Bornp. 18
Chapter 4 - Harry and the Hyacinth Heistp. 23
Chapter 5 - The Secret Life of "Flap-Flap"p. 29
Chapter 6 - A Passion for Birds: From Front Porch to Penthousep. 38
Chapter 7 - The Power of the Stoop: Flying with Falconsp. 46
Part II - A Pet in Every Port
Chapter 8 - Passports for Pooches and Petsp. 61
Chapter 9 - Porcupines Arriving at Gate 9p. 69
Chapter 10 - All Ferrets Aboard!p. 72
Chapter 11 - Splash!p. 79
Chapter 12 - Will Park Your Pigeons ... and Your Carp. 84
Chapter 13 - He Knows Why the Caged Bird Singsp. 88
Chapter 14 - Passover Petsp. 92
Part III - Adventures in Pet Keeping
Chapter 15 - A Typical Day in the Not-So-Typical Life of the Pet Keeperp. 101
Chapter 16 - Betta Than a Kissing Gouramip. 106
Chapter 17 - The "Great Mother" of All Hamstersp. 114
Chapter 18 - A Giant Rabbit Called Harveyp. 121
Chapter 19 - Puff, the Magic Iguanap. 127
Chapter 20 - For Emily, Wherever I Hope to Find Herp. 135
Chapter 21 - Dances with "Real" Wolvesp. 143
Chapter 22 - What Has Spots Like a Leopard but Isn't a Leopard?p. 150
Chapter 23 - Domestic Partnersp. 156
Chapter 24 - Smiley, the One-Toothed Monkeyp. 162
Chapter 25 - Into My Arms, into My Heart: Georgette the Baboonp. 168
Chapter 26 - Baby on Board: Sweet Jessiep. 171
Chapter 27 - Pigs in Paradise, Not in Your Living Roomp. 174
Chapter 28 - Prairie Dogs and the Epidemic of Fearp. 179
Part IV - On the Air with Martha Stewart
Chapter 29 - Discovered!p. 189
Chapter 30 - Elmo and the Great Goldfish Caperp. 196
Chapter 31 - Taping with Marthap. 203
Chapter 32 - When Lilacs Last Bloomed in Martha's Gardenp. 208
Chapter 33 - From Dancing with the Stars to Standing with the Losersp. 217
Chapter 34 - The Baby Bird Heistp. 222
Part V - Animals in the Spotlight
Chapter 35 - A Dancing Raven Performs at Lincoln Centerp. 229
Chapter 36 - Behind the Scenes with Animal Trainersp. 232
Chapter 37 - Beware the Chimpanzee with a Toothbrush in His Handp. 237
Chapter 38 - The Zoo Puzzle: Where Have All the Tigers Gone?p. 241
Chapter 39 - Circus Secrets and the Saga of Siegfried and Royp. 250
Chapter 40 - The Pantheon of Animal "Deities"p. 254
Chapter 41 - Vision of a Pet Keeperp. 261
Afterwordp. 267
Acknowledgmentsp. 269


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