My Family and Other Animals - Part III: Chapter 15, The Cyclamen Woods Summary & Analysis

Gerald Durrell
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Part III: Chapter 15, The Cyclamen Woods Summary and Analysis

Out exploring, Gerald hears a strange sound in the trees. Looking up Gerald spots a magpie fly to an olive tree with what looks like food and then fly away shortly after. Gerald climbs the tree and finds a sturdily built roofed nest. Sticking his hand inside and feeling around, Gerald finds there are four baby magpies in the nest. Gerald removes the smallest and largest birds and immediately runs home to ask the family to help him name them. The Durrell's are in no mood for Gerald's new pets. Leslie informs everyone magpies are thieves. Larry latches on to the idea immediately and does not want the birds in the house. Gerald has said they are not attractive creatures, but is irritated by his brothers' and Spiro's responses. Gerald tells...

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