This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Leon Trout - This character is the narrator of the novel.
Mary Hepburn - This character is a biology teacher from Ilium, New York.
Roy Hepburn - This character is an animal lover with a natural affinity for and ability to communicate with animals.
Captain Adolf von Kleist - This character is the independently wealthy captain of the Bahía de Darwin.
Siegfried von Kleist - This character is the independently wealthy manager of the Hotel El Dorado.
James Wait/Willard Flemming - This character is a con man who marries...
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