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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 Titleelephant whisperer my life with the herd in the african wild
Grouping Authoranthony lawrence
Grouping Categorybook
Last Grouping Update2020-01-23 04:11:41AM
Last Indexed2020-01-24 04:17:50AM

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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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ils:a1415896BookBooksFirst young readers edition.EnglishHenry Holt and Company, 2017.248 pages : illustrations, portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
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subject_facetAfrican 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_displayThe elephant whisperer : my life with the herd in the African wild
title_fullThe elephant whisperer : my life with the herd in the African wild / Lawrence Anthony with Graham Spence ; adapted for young readers by Thea Feldman
title_shortThe elephant whisperer
title_submy life with the herd in the African wild
topic_facetAfrican elephant
Anthony, Lawrence
Homes and haunts
Wildlife conservationists
Wildlife refuges