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Dartmoor Zoological Park, Ben Mee, Scarlett Johansson, Matt Damon, Katherine

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Widower and father-of-two Ben Mee, 45, who is having his life made into a film, pictured 9th January 2011.In 2006 Dartmoor Zoological Park in Devon was run-down and about to close, its animals facing death, until he gambled his family's future and all their money to save it.He fended off creditors, argued with lawyers - and even rounded up an angry escaped jaguar. Then, just before the zoo reopened to the public, came the terrible heartache of his wife Katherine's death from cancer. There story is now to be made into a hollywood movie starring Matt Damon & Scarlett Johansson.

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Color Color
Keywords 2010s,Entertainment,Films,We Bought A Zoo,Zoo,Animals,Reptiles,Snakes,Snake,Boa Constrictor
Year 2006
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