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Title: African Love Story, An
Authors: Sheldrick, Daphne
Genre: Non Fiction
Pages: 334
Year: 2012
Language: English
Description: Born and bred in Kenya, Daphne Sheldrick is an inspiring ambassador for the wildlife and endangered animals of the continent she calls home. Entwined with her personal story is that of the important and ground breaking conservation and wildlife protection work carried out by Daphne and her wildlife warden husbands.

This warm and captivating memoir reels in the reader with its fascinating information about animals large and small, but in particular, Daphne's unique contribution to wildlife preservation: the hand rearing of orphaned elephants and black rhinos. [Small font]

Comments from Groups:

This book produced a mixed reaction. Some people loved it, especially those people who had been to Kenya. Some people found it very repetitive. We all agreed that the author was a remarkable woman. Dunedin 007

We would recommend this book to anyone interested in the wildlife of Kenya and the people who gave their love and energy to conservation. Hamilton 024

Wonderful! We all loved it and it led to good discussions on how to get the message across to those who still want ivory and rhino horn. Auckland 009

All members enjoyed the book finding it both interesting and informative. The discussion was wide ranging and stimulating. We would thoroughly recommend it to other groups. Paraparaumu 001

A truly great story. It is always fascinating to read of somebody's passion, in this instance the rehabilitation of the elephant and rhino. A truly remarkable achievement. Hamilton 047

Categories: Non fiction, Biography, Africa

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