By Lawrence Anthony, Graham Spence
THE staggering tale of 1 OF THE WORLD'S maximum ANIMAL RESCUES.
When the Iraq conflict begun, conservationist Lawrence Anthony may possibly examine just one factor: the destiny of the Baghdad Zoo, stuck within the crossfire on the middle of the town. as soon as Anthony entered Iraq he found that hostilities and out of control looting had devastated the zoo and its animals. operating with individuals of the zoo employees and some compassionate U.S. infantrymen, he defended the zoo, bartered for meals on war-torn streets, and scoured bombed palaces for desperately wanted provides. Babylon's Ark chronicles Anthony's hair-raising efforts to avoid wasting a delight of Saddam's lions, shut a deplorable black-market zoo, run ostriches via shoot-to-kill checkpoints, and rescue the dictator's own herd of Thoroughbred Arabian horses.
A story of the selfless braveness and humanity of some women and men dwelling dangerously for all of the correct purposes, Babylon's Ark is an inspiring and uplifting true-life event of people on each side operating jointly for the sake of magni?cent natural world stuck in a struggle zone.