Secrets of the Savanna
  • Author : Mark Owens
  • Release Date : 03 July 2022
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Genre : Nature
  • Pages : 230
  • ISBN 13 : UVA:X030036792

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Book excerpt: The best-selling authors of Cry of the Kalahari describe their many years in Africa working to save the elephants and other wildlife decimated by poachers, as well as the poverty-stricken nearby villages, a quest that led to threats against their own lives that forced them out of Zambia.

Secrets of the Savanna

Secrets of the Savanna

Author : Mark Owens,Delia Owens
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Genre : Nature
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The best-selling authors of Cry of the Kalahari describe their many years in Africa working to save the elephants and other wildlife decimated by poachers, as well as the poverty-stricken nearby villages, a quest that led to threats against their own lives that forced them out of Zambia....

Secrets of the Savanna

Secrets of the Savanna

Author : Mark Owens,Mark James Owens,Delia Owens
Publisher : Mariner Books
Genre : Nature
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The authors describe their last years in Africa working to save the elephants and other wildlife from poachers and also to help impoverished villagers, actions that led to threats against their own lives and forced them out of Zambia....

Secrets Of The Savanna

Secrets Of The Savanna

Author : Mark Owens,Delia Owens
Publisher : HarperCollins
Genre : Nature
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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 ...

Cry of the Kalahari

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Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Publisher : HMH
Genre : Travel
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An “exciting” true account of battling the elephant poachers of Zambia by the author of Where the Crawdads Sing and her fellow biologist (The Boston Globe). Intelligent, majestic, and loyal, with lifespans matching our own, elephants are among the greatest of the wonders gracing the African wilds. Yet, in the 1970...

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Publisher : Penguin UK
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Publisher : HarperCollins
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Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Fiction
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Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Publisher : Bold Strokes Books Inc
Genre : Fiction
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Genre : Fiction
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