Books: Wild Life

ANIMALS LOOKING AT YOU—Paul Eipper—Viking ($3).

"To go to the animals is to go home."

That is the answer which Author Eipper gives to Berliners who ask him, "Why do you go to the Zoo every morning?"

Pessek was an orang-outang who closed her shutters when visitors bored her, who politely returned Author Eipper the peels and pips of a gift-orange. Mr. Eipper next looked at the pale faery eyes of a Bengal tigress, fixed on distance like those of some Eastern image. He watched the pelican gulp fish. He sat down and let four...

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