Diane Ackerman

Jan. 18, 2008

The Zookeeper's Wife

Ira talks with Diane Ackerman, author of 'The Zookeeper's Wife,' a new book about World War II and the Warsaw Zoo.

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Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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