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Life of Pi - Study Guide Part 1 Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1 Chapter 9 Summary

Another aspect of being a zookeeper is getting the animals used to having humans nearby. Pi believes that it is an art to be able to reduce the animals' flight distance or the minimum distance they need from a human before they flee. The flight distance varies from animal to animal. Pi's father had the knowledge and instinct to understand the animals and put them at ease around humans. As a result, he created a zoo of healthy, stress-free, well-socialized animals. A zookeeper knows whether he has been successful at creating a good environment for his animals if they are relaxed enough to reproduce. The animals at Pi's father's zoo multiplied readily.

Part 1 Chapter 9 Analysis

Pi continues to introduce the reader to the world of zookeeping and his observation of animal behavior. The reader is given further insight into the delicate balance between humans and...

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