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

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Pub. Date:
2009.
Language:
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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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ISBN:
9780312565787
125000781
9781429986458
031256578
9781250007810
9781627793094
Reading Level:
MG
Level 6.1, 8 Points
Lexile measure:
840L
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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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display_description It had been nearly a century since elephants had lived in Southern Zululand, South Africa, where Lawrence Anthony founded his Thula Thula wildlife reserve. Yet one day a phone call changed all that. A troubled, unpredictable herd needed a new home. In order to save their lives, Lawrence took them in, and in the years that followed found that they had a lot to teach him about life, loyalty, and freedom. He tells of hair-raising fights with poachers, of elephants as surprise dinner guests, of raising a baby elephant in his home, and other stories.--From publisher description.
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subject_facet African elephant -- Conservation -- South Africa -- Zululand
African elephant -- Conservation -- South Africa -- Zululand -- Juvenile literature
Anthony, Lawrence
Anthony, Lawrence -- Homes and haunts
Anthony, Lawrence -- Juvenile literature
Wildlife conservationists -- South Africa -- Zululand
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Wildlife refuges -- South Africa -- Zululand
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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
The elephant whisperer : my life with the herd in the African wild / Lawrence Anthony with Graham Spence
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
Biography & Autobiography
Conservation
Homes and haunts
Nature
Nonfiction
Wildlife conservationists
Wildlife refuges