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- This is like the "Where Are They Now?" chapter of the book.
- The cold, hard truth: they're dead.
- But before that, here's what happened after the war.
- Magdalena marries Maurycy.
- Jan returns in 1946 and begins rebuilding the zoo in 1947.
- The zoo reopens in 1949, complete with sculptures from Magdalena decorating it.
- Lutz Heck actually returns thirty bison he "borrowed."
- Antonina writes children's books.
- Antonina dies in 1971; Jan dies three years later.
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