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Gerald Durrell
Birth: Jan. 7, 1925
Jharkhand, India
Death: Jan. 30, 1995
Saint-Hellier
Departement de la Seine-Maritime
Haute-Normandie, France

Naturalist, Zookeeper and Writer. He was the brother of writer Lawrence Durrell. His best-known book is My Family and Other Animals. Also he wrote Birds, Beasts, and Relatives and The Garden of the Gods. He founded the Jersey Zoological Park on the Channel Island of Jersey in 1958. In 1982, he received the Order of the British Empire in 1982. The Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, was established at his zoo, breeding colonies of endangered species. The movie Fierce Creatures was dedicated to him. (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Lawrence Samuel Durrell (1884 - 1928)
 
 Siblings:
  Lawrence Durrell (1912 - 1990)*
  Leslie Durrell (1918 - 1983)*
  Margaret Isabel Mabel Durrell Breeze Duncan (1920 - 2007)*
  Gerald Durrell (1925 - 1995)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Jersey Zoological Park
Trinity, Jersey
Plot: Les Augrès Manor
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Aug 30, 2005
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Gerald Durrell
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
Gerald Durrell
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
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