The elephant whisperer: my life with the herd in the African wild

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Henry Holt and Company,
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First young readers edition.
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IL: MG - BL: 6.1 - AR Pts: 8
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When South African conservationist Lawrence Anthony 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 account 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, it is a delightful book that will appeal to animal lovers and adventurous souls everywhere.

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Grouping Title elephant whisperer my life with the herd in the african wild
Grouping Author anthony lawrence
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Last Grouping Update 2019-01-19 05:10:27AM
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display_description "When Lawrence Anthony was asked to accept a rogue herd of elephants in his reserve in South Africa, it was the last chance for these elephants. If Anthony didn't take them, they would be shot. But he had no experience with elephants at all. What was he to do? Take them on, of course!" --
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subject_facet African elephant -- Conservation -- South Africa -- Zululand, African elephant -- Conservation -- South Africa -- Zululand -- Juvenile literature, Anthony, Lawrence -- Homes and haunts -- Juvenile literature, Wildlife conservationists -- South Africa -- Zululand, Wildlife refuges -- South Africa -- Zululand, Wildlife refuges -- South Africa -- Zululand -- Juvenile literature
title_display The elephant whisperer : my life with the herd in the African wild
title_full The elephant whisperer : my life with the herd in the African wild / Lawrence Anthony with Graham Spence ; adapted for young readers by Thea Feldman
title_short The elephant whisperer :
title_sub my life with the herd in the African wild
topic_facet African elephant, Anthony, Lawrence, Conservation, Homes and haunts, Wildlife conservationists, Wildlife refuges