Secrets of the Savanna: Twenty-three Years in the African

Secrets of the Savanna: Twenty-three Years in the African Wilderness Unraveling the Mysteries of Elephants and 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 unique passions [EPUB] ✹ Seme mraka ✾ Iva Kolega – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Mark and Delia Owens tell the dramatic story of their last years in Africa ✽ [EPUB] ✵ Someday Maybe (Definitely Maybe, By Ophelia London ❧ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk fighting to save elephants [EPUB] ✷ Pobijedite depresiju kognitivno-bihevioralnim tehnikama Author Dragica Barbarić – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk villagers ❮PDF / Epub❯ ☉ Gospođa (Suzana ✩ Author Suzana Rog – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk and in the end themselves The award winning zoologists and pioneering conservationists describe their work in the remote and ruggedly beautiful Luangwa Valley ❰Reading❯ ➹ Fircigerice (Suzana Author Suzana Rog – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk in northeastern Zambia There they studied the mysteries of the elephant population s recovery after poaching [KINDLE] ❆ Ševa na žuru (Suzana By Suzana Rog – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk 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 [Reading] ➷ Santhana Author Borna Bebek – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Secrets of the Savanna is a remarkable record of the Owenses unique passions




10 thoughts on “Secrets of the Savanna: Twenty-three Years in the African Wilderness Unraveling the Mysteries of Elephants and People

  1. says:

    Without community there is no legacy, and having read about the life s work of two people, I finished the book sorely wishing for a lasting legacy.The story of Gift, which threads its way through these journal like essays by Mark and Delia Owens, offers hope of such a legacy Gift was a young orphan e


  2. says:

    This is the third book by Mark and Delia Owens The first two were phenomenal The first, Cry of the Kalahari, features the couple going into the Botswana desert and setting up camp for years to study the animals, mostly lions The place is so desolate, not even the native bushmen live there It s a crazy idea


  3. says:

    This was a rather bittersweet book It was full of some beautiful and utterly shocking moments, but also parts that were quite sad and downright horrific It was, all in all, a good book I am sort of surprised that the focus wason the people, and less on the actual animals It wasof a memoir about this couple than th


  4. says:

    Mark and Delia Owens have spent a lot of time in Zambia, living their life as those people that we are often jealous of who take breathtaking pictures with binoculars and some soft looking animal in the background Or not soft, but still intriguing, like elephants Secrets of the Savanna is about their experience in Africa


  5. says:

    Poaching leads to fewer elephants, a larger number of orphans, and a dissolution of typical elephant society The authors document how the absence of adult females and matriarchs results in earlier pregnancies for orphaned females They tell us the story of the orphaned Gift, who becomes a mother too early and whose daughter suff


  6. says:

    Half read, half skimmed 4 stars for the beautiful, descriptive storytelling abilities of Delia Owens, and perhaps too for the valued conservation work the Owens did in Africa Delia Owens wrote Where the Crawdads Sing, a work of fiction, that I read last month.


  7. says:

    LOVED this book Thank you for sharing


  8. says:

    This book was really great I learned a lot about elephants, about Zambia, and about the struggles of animal conservation in Africa The passion of the two authors is incredible Their writing style was really interesting, and many times made me feel as if I were in Zambia with them.I highly recommend reading this book, even if you aren t into Africa


  9. says:

    A good book The true story of Mark and Delia Owens and their work in the Luangwa Valley in Zambia Over the course of 20 years they turned back the tide of poaching in the area returning a viable elephant population along with the rise of quite a number of other African species Using microloans to give the local tribes a better alternative to thrive outsid


  10. says:

    Kathy and I stumbled on the nonfiction work of Mark and Delia Owens after reading her novel Where the Crawdads Sing and having a friend recommend the second memoir of their adventures researching in Africa The Eye of the Elephant I previously read and reviewed that book, as well as their first book Cry of the Kalahari.This third entry waslike Cry of the Kalahari


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