Thursday, February 11, 2016

Trapped In A Human Zoo

In 1880, Abraham Ulrikab and his family were brought to Germany to be exhibited at the Hamburg Zoo -- just one of many zoos they were displayed at. The family from Hebron died of smallpox while in Europe -- but what Abraham left behind was a one-of-a-kind diary.

Here's a promo from the documentary made for CBC's The Nature of Things:

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