The Elephant Whisperer: My Life With the Herd in the African Wild (Paperback)
 
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The Elephant Whisperer: My Life With the Herd in the African Wild (Paperback)

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    Lawrence Anthony devoted his life to animal conservation, protecting the world's endangered species. Then he was asked to accept a herd of "rogue" wild elephants on his Thula Thula game reserve in Zululand. His common sense told him to refuse......more

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Lawrence Anthony devoted his life to animal conservation, protecting the world's endangered species. Then he was asked to accept a herd of "rogue" wild elephants on his Thula Thula game reserve in Zululand. His common sense told him to refuse, but he was the herd's last chance of survival: they would be killed if he wouldn't take them.
In order to save their lives, Anthony took them in. In the years that followed he became a part of their family. And as he battled to create a bond with the elephants, he came to realize that they had a great deal to teach him about life, loyalty, and freedom.

The Elephant Whisperer is a heartwarming, exciting, funny, and sometimes sad memoir of Anthony's experiences with these huge yet sympathetic creatures. Set against the background of life on an African game reserve, with unforgettable characters and exotic wildlife, Anthony's unrelenting efforts at animal protection and his remarkable connection with nature will inspire animal lovers and adventurous souls everywhere.

LAWRENCE ANTHONY is an acclaimed conservationist and founder of The Earth Organization. He received the UNís Earth Day award for his work in Baghdad. He lives in Zululand, South Africa.
GRAHAM SPENCE is a journalist and editor. Originally from South Africa, he lives in England. Together they also wrote Babylon's Ark: the Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo.

Author:
Anthony, Lawrence
Genre:
NATURE / Animals / Mammals
Audience:
General/trade
Edition Detail:
Reprint
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
368
Language:
English
Publisher:
Griffin
Publish Date:
05/22/2012
Copyright Year:
2012
ISBN:
9781250007810
Height:
8.25 in
Wdth:
5.5 in
Thickness:
1.25 in
Unit weight:
0.74 lb
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