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Fascinating material for animal lovers, this is Mrs. Lintz's story of her life with animals, particularly with span which she knows more about and understands better than any other scientist today. She started with St. Bernards, creating and pting on American strain, she experimented with rex rabbits, horned owls, pigeons, a -- all is a Brooklyn backyard. Then came the first of her chimpanzees, Maggi and she brought up through meales mea, mumps, teaching them sewing, smoking, -- and perfect behaviour. Next the gorilla, whom she cured of polio through following instructions in her husband's medical journals; and Buddy, nitric-acid scarred baby who became the famous Gargantua. The stories of these easily frightened, Childlike, affectionate, intelligent animals are alternately exciting, appealing and tragic. This fits into the picture of markets along with Maria Hoyt's Toto and I which and the more absorbing Belle Benchley's My Life in a Man-made Jungle (which an have cold and didn't).

Pub Date: May 8th, 1942
Publisher: McBride