What's New? The Zoo!: A Zippy History of Zoos
Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545135719 Hardcover
40 Pages | 9.39" x 11.29" | Ages 4 to 10
Did you know . . .
- The first zoo was established 4,300 years ago in present-day Iraq?
- Aztec King Montezuma II had such an incredible collection of animals that it took 600 men and women to care for them?
- Zoos were crucial in the development of scientific theories of classification and evolution?
- 50 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.