Jiří Baum

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Jiří Baum (20 September 1900 – 1944, Warsaw) was a Czech zoologist, museum curator, explorer and writer. He served as the director of the zoological department of the National Museum in Prague and is best known in his field for his 1933 book Through the African Wilderness and his 1935 zoological expedition in the Australian outback. In Australia, Baum teamed with Walter Drowley Filmer due to his local expertise with spiders.[1][2]

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  1. "Czech-language Works on Rhodesia and Zimbabwe". Czech Republic Embassy in Harare. Retrieved 2012-06-22.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Tarantula Truck". Canberra Times. July 4, 1935. Retrieved 2009-11-20.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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