Mr. Hornaday's War

How a Peculiar Victorian Zookeeper Waged a Lonely Crusade for Wildlife That Changed the World

by Stefan Bechtel

Hardcover, 254 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $26.95 | purchase

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Mr. Hornaday's War
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How a Peculiar Victorian Zookeeper Waged a Lonely Crusade for Wildlife That Changed the World
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Stefan Bechtel

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Recounts the life of the conservationist, who spent his life protecting wildlife as a taxidermist and museum collector; as the founder and first director of the National Zoo; as director of the Bronx Zoo; and as an author.