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Secrets of the Savanna

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"Vividly written...Their story is thrilling—the kind of tale that wild-animal lovers won't easily forget."—People
In this riveting real-life adventure, Mark and Delia Owens tell the dramatic story of their last years in Africa, fighting to save elephants, villagers, and — in the end — themselves. The award-winning zoologists and pioneering conservationists describe their work in the remote and ruggedly beautiful Luangwa Valley, in northeastern Zambia. There they studied the mysteries of the elephant population's recovery after poaching, discovering remarkable similarities between humans and elephants. A young elephant named Gift provided the clue to help them crack the animals' secret of survival. A stirring portrait of life in Africa, Secrets of the Savanna is a remarkable record of the Owenses's unique passions.


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Publisher: HMH Books

Kindle Book

  • Release date: July 17, 2007

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780547527154
  • Release date: July 17, 2007

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9780547527154
  • File size: 2086 KB
  • Release date: July 17, 2007

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

subjects

Nature Nonfiction

Languages

English

"Vividly written...Their story is thrilling—the kind of tale that wild-animal lovers won't easily forget."—People
In this riveting real-life adventure, Mark and Delia Owens tell the dramatic story of their last years in Africa, fighting to save elephants, villagers, and — in the end — themselves. The award-winning zoologists and pioneering conservationists describe their work in the remote and ruggedly beautiful Luangwa Valley, in northeastern Zambia. There they studied the mysteries of the elephant population's recovery after poaching, discovering remarkable similarities between humans and elephants. A young elephant named Gift provided the clue to help them crack the animals' secret of survival. A stirring portrait of life in Africa, Secrets of the Savanna is a remarkable record of the Owenses's unique passions.


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