By Gerald Durrell
In cooperation with the Mauritian executive, Gerald Durrell and his staff visited the island to aid rescue the various quickly dwindling fauna from virtually yes extinction. This booklet recounts their makes an attempt.
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I asked, disbelievingly. ‘There,’ said Tony. ’ ‘I know,’ I said. ’ ‘Calmest day I’ve ever seen. There’ll be no difficulty,’ said Tony, seriously. There was great activity up in the bows and the anchor rattled overboard into about forty feet of gin-clear water. ‘That’s the cave that Nicolas Pike sheltered in when he was caught in the cyclone,’ said Wahab, pointing at the half-moon 56 Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons_INS56 56 04/06/2007 17:38:47 ROUND ISLAND scoop out of the rocks alongside the landing site.
Then 45 Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons_INS45 45 04/06/2007 17:38:44 GOLDEN BATS AND PINK PIGEONS the falling net hit a tree limb and hung there. The pigeon gave a couple of half-hearted flaps and we waited to see if it would extricate itself from the net and fly away into the impenetrable gloom of the cryptomerias. However, after a token effort to escape, it lay stoically still, which was just as well as the net was only just hanging on to the branch. Now we noticed something else. The branch in which the net was caught grew out at an angle and came quite close to the tree in which John Hartley was ensconced.
Asked Ann. ’ We were a bit nonplussed by this, so said nothing. He gazed dreamily down into the wild vistas of the gorge, where the tropic birds whirled like snowflakes. He appeared to have forgotten our existence. His face had an expression of vacuous tranquillity on it. Suddenly, he came-to briefly. ’ he asked me. ‘Yes,’ I said. ’ he asked. ‘Thereabouts,’ I said, not wanting to get bogged down in a lot of explanations as to where the Channel Islands were. ’ I said, fascinated. ’ ‘A very nice place, Birmingham,’ said John.
Golden Bats And Pink Pigeons by Gerald Durrell