Secrets Of The Savanna: Twenty-three Years In The African Wilderness Unraveling The Mysteries Of Elephants And People

byMark Owens, Delia OwensRead byDonna Postel

February 25, 2020|
Secrets Of The Savanna: Twenty-three Years In The African Wilderness Unraveling The Mysteries Of Elephants And People by Mark Owens
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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.

When Mark and Delia Owens first went to Africa in 1974, they bought a third-hand Land Rover, drove deep into the Kalahari Desert, and lived there for seven years. The Owens are the authors of Cry of the Kalahari, an international bestseller and winner of the John Burroughs Medal, The Eye of the Elephant, and Secrets of the Savanna. Aft...
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Title:Secrets Of The Savanna: Twenty-three Years In The African Wilderness Unraveling The Mysteries Of Elephants And People
Format:Audio Book (CD)
Product dimensions:6.75 X 5.25 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:6.75 X 5.25 X 0.5 in
Published:February 25, 2020
Publisher:Brilliance Audio
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781799739128

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