I finished listening to My Family and Other Animals (Unabridged) by Gerald Durrell, narrated by Nigel Davenport on Audible: https://www.audible.co.uk/pd?asin=B004FTIEFK&source_code=AUKORWS071615904J
I first read this book as a child on a holiday in Greece. I thoroughly enjoyed reliving Gerry’s tales of scorpions, magenpies, and albatrosses.
Gerald Durrell’s acounts of his childhood and grounding in natural history are still excellent reading for any animal lover. They are full of humor as well as details of the animals.
The route Gerald Durrell took to becoming a naturalist preserving animals in jars and taking animals from the wild would be frowned on now. But it’s worth remembering that this background gave us an exceptional conservationist.