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Durrell, Gerald

Line breaks: Ger¦ald Dur|rell
Pronunciation: /ˈdʌrəl
 
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Definition of Durrell, Gerald in English:

( 1925–95), English zoologist and writer, younger brother of Lawrence Durrell; full name Gerald Malcolm Durrell. In 1958 he founded a zoo (later the Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust) devoted to the conservation and captive breeding of endangered species. Notable works: My Family and Other Animals (1956).

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