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David Attenborough: Zoo Quest For A Dragon

AuthorDavid Attenborough

NarratorDavid Attenborough

SeriesQuest Under Capricorn, Book 2

Duration3h 15m

CategoriesAdult Non-Fiction, Science and Nature

Key StageA Level

PublisherBBC

VersionUnabridged

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The story of a joint animal-collecting and film-making trip to Indonesia. Attenborough tells of danger on the crew's hazardous boat trip with a gun smuggling captain and the terror of erupting volcanoes. Experience the incredible sights he witnessed - breathtaking butterflies, taking tea with Charlie the Orangutan and the capture of a Komodo dragon.

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