Joan Procter, dragon doctor

the woman who loved reptiles by Patricia Valdez

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf in New York, NY

Written in English
Published: Downloads: 329
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Subjects:

  • London Zoo (London, England),
  • Reptiles,
  • Zoo keepers,
  • Biography,
  • Research

About the Edition

Joan Proctor, renowned British herpetologist and Curator of Reptiles at the British Museum, lived a short life but made enormous contributions to the field and was one of the few women scientists in the field. She was a legend for caring for her pet komodo dragon.

Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Patricia Valdez ; illustrated by Felicita Sala
ContributionsSala, Felicita, ill
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26947077M
ISBN 100399557253
ISBN 109780399557255

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