Right in the Hart of the Africn Jungel a small wite man lives. Now there is one xtrordenry fackt about him that he is the frind of all animals .
Written by Durrell at age ten (1935), from Gerald Durrell: An Authorized Biography by Douglas Botting (2000, ISBN 0-786-70655-4), p. 43
There is no first [[world] and third world. There is only one world, for all of us to live and delight in.Gerald Durrell
"Air! Air!" croaked Kralefsky, "Give me air!" "Interesting," said Colonel Ribbindane. "Saw a pygmy like that once in the Congo... been trapped in an elephant’s stomach. The elephant is the largest African quadruped.." "Do get him out," said Mother agitatedly. "Get some brandy." "Fan him! Blow on him!" shrilled Margo, and burst into tears. "He’s dying, he’s dying, and he never finished his trick."Gerald Durrell
If naturalists go to heaven (about which there is considerable ecclesiastical doubt ), I hope that I will be furnished with a troop of kakapo to amuse me in the evening instead of television .Gerald Durrell
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