Illustrations by Ralph Thompson reprinted by permission of Ralph Thompson. The right of Gerald Durrell to be identified as the author of this work has been asserted in accordance with sections 77 and 78 of the Copyright, Designs... The Durrell family was an English family that became well known because two of its members were famous writers.
After his family returned to Britain, he became an assistant at the Whipsnade Zoological Park in Bedfordshire and was encouraged by his brother, novelist Lawrence, to write... Gerald ('Gerry') Malcolm Durrell (7 de gener de 1925 - 30 de gener de 1995) fou un naturalista, zoologista, conservacionista, escriptor i presentador de televisió anglès. La seva obra més coneguda és La meva família i altres animals (1956). Durrell is an international charity with a mission of "saving species from extinction", especially those animal species that are under-threat and overlooked.