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- In this chapter, Ackerman tells us that the Nazis never quite succeeded in recreating the animals of the past.
- Ironically, though, the Nazis "helped to save scores of rare plants and endangered animals" (36.9).
- Ackerman visits Warsaw in 2005. She wanders the street and stares at a statue of a mermaid holding a sword (a.k.a., Ariel Gets Real).
- Ackerman imagines that Antonina would have identified with the statue, "a defender half woman, half animal" (36.17).
- The end.
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