Review: 'Mr. Hornaday's War'
Hornaday’s blemishes were mostly a reflection of his violent time, his undoubted virtues the product of a conflicted but unique man.
Mr. Hornaday's War: How a Peculiar Victorian Zookeeper Waged a Lonely Crusade for Wildlife That Changed the World
By Stephan Bechtel
Beacon Press, 254 pages, $26.95
This story originally ran in the November-December 2012 issue as "'Amok! Amok! Kill! Kill!'"