Hitler, Goring, Himmler: the three architects of the Final Solution. They, like many other high ranking Nazis, shared a fascination with the animal world. In the last days of the Nazi regime, Hitler risked his life every day, leaving the safety of the bunker to walk his beloved dog, Blondi. But the Nazis' interest went beyond love of their pets or the animal welfare laws they introduced.
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