The Anteater of Death

The Anteater of Death - Betty Webb Theodora Bentley (Teddy) arrives at work at the Gunn Zoo to find that one of her charges, pregnant anteater Lucy, has apparently mauled one of the Zoo Board members. Trying desperately to clear the anteater of any wrongdoing she starts to investigate the death herself. Much to the chagrin of her on again/off again boyfriend, the local sherriff.

Teddy is not your conventional heroine and, she is surrounded by a wonderful cast of truly zany characters. The book is filled with interesting wildlife facts, that conveniently parallel the human behaviour in the book. This was a fun read!