Life of Pi by Yann Martel - The son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel has an encyclopedic knowledge of animal behavior and a fervent love of stories. When Pi is sixteen, his family emigrates from India to North America, along with their zoo animals bound for new homes. The ship sinks. Pi finds himself alone in a lifeboat, his only companions a hyena, an orangutan, a wounded zebra, and Richard Parker, a 450-pound Bengal tiger. (Bilbary Town Library: Good for Readers, Good for Libraries)

Life of Pi by Yann Martel - The son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel has an encyclopedic knowledge of animal behavior and a fervent love of stories. When Pi is sixteen, his family emigrates from India to North America, along with their zoo animals bound for new homes. The ship sinks. Pi finds himself alone in a lifeboat, his only companions a hyena, an orangutan, a wounded zebra, and Richard Parker, a 450-pound Bengal tiger. (Bilbary Town Library: Good for Readers, Good for Libraries)

Done! With the husband in Sharm El Sheikh on our first holiday abroad. And we visited a bedouin camp too and went star gazing too :-)

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Ride a camel in the desert (it dosen't count at the zoo)

World Bank gone wild: Zoo in India granted funding in a global first — RT Business

The World Bank is taking a walk on the wild side, turning its financial attention to a zoo and adjoining wildlife sanctuary in India, according to local press.

The only specialized zoo in India and the largest high-altitude zoo in India, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (a.k.a. Darjeeling Zoo), specializes in breeding animals for alpine conditions, including Snow Leopards, Tibetan Wolves, Red Pandas, and Himalayan Newts. The zoo is also home to Blue Sheep, Blood Pheasants and Bhutan Grey Peacock Pheasants, Satyr Tragopans, and Himalayan Monals.

12 of the World's Most Unusual Zoos

The only specialized zoo in India and the largest high-altitude zoo in India, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (a.k.a. Darjeeling Zoo), specializes in breeding animals for alpine conditions, including Snow Leopards, Tibetan Wolves, Red Pandas, and Himalayan Newts. The zoo is also home to Blue Sheep, Blood Pheasants and Bhutan Grey Peacock Pheasants, Satyr Tragopans, and Himalayan Monals.

A Necklace of Water called 'Mir Alam Tank' In Hyderabad - Most people and tourists are familiar with India’s Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad, in the state of Andhra Pradesh, and with good reason. It is, after all, the largest zoo in India, with a wide selection of animals; nearly 1,500 species of birds, reptiles, and animals are housed there. It also has a museum of natural history, elephant rides, and children’s train.

A Necklace of Water called 'Mir Alam Tank' In Hyderabad - Most people and tourists are familiar with India’s Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad, in the state of Andhra Pradesh, and with good reason. It is, after all, the largest zoo in India, with a wide selection of animals; nearly 1,500 species of birds, reptiles, and animals are housed there. It also has a museum of natural history, elephant rides, and children’s train.

saddest zoos in the world  Mumbai Zoo in India is transforming itself into a taxidermy museum. Unable to replace animals that die in its cramped and dirty cages, the zoo decided it's better to stuff them and put them on display. The zoo's collection of more than 200 mammals, 500 birds and 45 reptiles are now basically running out the clock, waiting for their demise and a quick trip to the taxidermist.

6 of the saddest zoos in the world

The Mumbai Zoo in India is quickly transforming itself into a taxidermy museum. Unable to replace animals that die in its cramped and dirty cages,

[VIDEO SHOCK] Tigre Sbrana Ragazzo allo Zoo In India una tigre bianca sbrana un giovane operaio allo zoo di Nuova Delhi.  Il ragazzo, forse per scattare una foto, è caduto nel recinto del felino.  La polizia ha aperto un’inchiesta sulla vi #tigre #ragazzo #morte #video

[VIDEO SHOCK] Tigre Sbrana Ragazzo allo Zoo In India una tigre bianca sbrana un giovane operaio allo zoo di Nuova Delhi. Il ragazzo, forse per scattare una foto, è caduto nel recinto del felino. La polizia ha aperto un’inchiesta sulla vi #tigre #ragazzo #morte #video

NWT Large Unicorn Reusable Shopping Tote Bag New with Tags  Classic Reusable Shopper  This all purpose, durable canvas carry all is very well made. Its large size makes it ideal for a variety of uses; carrying everyday essentials to work/school, running errands, grocery/farmers market shopping, trips overnight or for a day at the zoo or beach. It will literally hold everything you could need & then some.  ☆ Double-sided unicorn graphic ☆ Measures 15.5"x 15.5"x 5.5" ☆ 10.5" drop shoulder…

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NWT Large Unicorn Reusable Shopping Tote Bag New with Tags Classic Reusable Shopper This all purpose, durable canvas carry all is very well made. Its large size makes it ideal for a variety of uses; carrying everyday essentials to work/school, running errands, grocery/farmers market shopping, trips overnight or for a day at the zoo or beach. It will literally hold everything you could need & then some. ☆ Double-sided unicorn graphic ☆ Measures 15.5"x 15.5"x 5.5" ☆ 10.5" drop shoulder…

At his death in March 2006 at the Kolkata Zoo in India, Adwaita was the longest ever measured life span of a terrestrial animal at 255 years old.

Darwin personally ate three of them, along with many other exotic animals from the island.

More than 2500 animals at a zoo in India are slowly dying of thirst. The government has totally cut water to the zoo due to water shortages. Demand the government turn the water back on, and save these animals from slow, excruciating deaths.

More than 2500 animals at a zoo in India are slowly dying of thirst. The government has totally cut water to the zoo due to water shortages. Demand the government turn the water back on, and save these animals from slow, excruciating deaths.

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A whimsical zoo! The brushes will be bamboo and trees so the animals holding them will have "food" like items in their paws/claws and Jaws!

White Tiger Kills Visitor at Zoo in India - NYTimes.com A man with the tiger that later killed him at the New Delhi zoo. Witnesses said the man had fallen into the moat. Credit Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

White Tiger Kills Visitor at Zoo in India

Animal Tracks: Jan. 8 - 15- slideshow - slide - 6 - TODAY.com

Grrrrrreat playing with you An Indian worker holds two lion cubs at Patna Zoo in India on Jan.

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