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Love, Life, and Elephants Daphne Sheldrick, Whose Family Arrived In Africa From Scotland In The 1820s, Is The First Person Ever To Have Successfully Hand Reared Newborn Elephants Her Deep Empathy And Understanding, Her Years Of Observing Kenya S Rich Variety Of Wildlife, And Her Pioneering Work In Perfecting The Right Husbandry And Milk Formula Have Saved Countless Elephants, Rhinos, And Other Baby Animals From Certain Death In This Heartwarming And Poignant Memoir, Daphne Shares Her Amazing Relationships With A Host Of Orphans, Including Her First Love, Bushy, A Liquid Eyed Antelope Rickey Tickey Tavey, The Little Dwarf Mongoose Gregory Peck, The Busy Buffalo Weaver Bird Huppety, The Mischievous Zebra And The Majestic Elephant Eleanor, With Whom Daphne Has Shared Than Forty Years Of Great Friendship But This Is Also A Magical And Heartbreaking Human Love Story Between Daphne And David Sheldrick, The Famous Tsavo Park Warden It Was Their Deep And Passionate Love, David S Extraordinary Insight Into All Aspects Of Nature, And The Tragedy Of His Early Death That Inspired Daphne S Vast Array Of Achievements, Most Notably The Founding Of The World Renowned David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust And The Orphans Nursery In Nairobi National Park, Where Daphne Continues To Live And Work To This Day Encompassing Not Only David And Daphne S Tireless Campaign For An End To Poaching And For Conserving Kenya S Wildlife, But Also Their Ability To Engage With The Human Side Of Animals And Their Rearing Of The Orphans Expressly So They Can Return To The Wild, Love, Life, And Elephants Is Alive With Compassion And Humor, Providing A Rare Insight Into The Life Of One Of The World S Most Remarkable Women.

10 thoughts on “Love, Life, and Elephants

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    Daphne Sheldrick s passion and compassion for LOVE.LIFE.and ELEPHANTS is energizing In this memoir, Daphne teaches us about love She teaches us about life And she certainly teaches us about elephants She s kinda an expert AhIf you think I m saying she is kinda an expert on elephants Yes. Highly trained and skilled as she raised orphaned elephants and reintegrated them into the wild , but Daphne is also kinda an expert on love and life as well In the area of love s Daphne Sheldrick s passion and compassion for LOVE.LIFE.and ELEPHANTS is energizing In this memoir, Daphne teaches us about love She teaches us about life And she certainly teaches us about elephants She s kinda an expert AhIf you think I m saying she is kinda an expert on elephants Yes. Highly trained and skilled as she raised orphaned elephants and reintegrated them into the wild , but Daphne is also kinda an expert on love and life as well In the area of love she teaches us about the different types of love, changing love, the and trusting one s inn...

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    For over 25 years, Daphne and David Sheldrick worked together to nurture orphans of various different wild species, and release them back into the wild Concentrating on elephants and rhinos, they also rescued buffaloes, zebra, eland, kudu, impala, warthogs and many other smaller animals After David s death Dap...

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    This was a truly delightful and enlightening book about the plight of the elephants, the dedication of Daphne and David Sheldrick to the wildlife of Africa, and the landscape of Kenya I found it to be very inspirational living out your dream and being able to actually devote and immerse yourself in work that you find truly rewarding how wonderful is that More than just a memoir of Dame Daphne s life in Africa, Love, Life, and Elephants is also a lovely tribute to the memory of Daphne s s This was a truly delightful and enlightening book about the plight of the elephants, the dedication of Daphne and David Sheldrick to the wildlife of Africa, and the landscape of Kenya I found it to be very inspirational living out your dream and being ...

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    Disclaimer I have visited and given money to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, and so should you Daphne Sheldrick has made a major contribution to wildlife conservation and her work is to be applauded Her memoir is a somewhat conventional Out of Africa story hardy pioneers, gauzy sunsets, magnificent vistas, and lots of lots of stories about the animals who have come her way She was obviously deeply in love with David, and yet he strangely remains a somewhat remote character He is defi Disclaimer I have visited and given money to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, and so should you Daphne Sheldrick has made a major contribution to wildlife conservation and her work is to be applauded Her memoir is a somewhat conventional Out of Africa story hardy pioneers, gauzy sunsets, magnificent vistas, and lots of lots of stories about the animals who have come her way She was obviously deeply in love with David, and yet he strangely remains a somewhat remote character He is defined by his deeds, as he and other rangers carve out Kenya s wildlife parks and reserves and heroically try to stop the decimation of the wildlife caused by our insatiable demand for trinkets made from ivory and potions made from rhino horn.It s hard to criticize a book for what it does NOT say, but, having worked for over ten years with another Kenyan conservationist, Wangari Maathai, I have a very different perspective on the history of Kenya that Da...

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    I have assorted thoughts on this book First of all the language is detached, polite, oh so proper British English, quite different from how Americans express themselves The Britishness is reflected not only in word pronunciation but also in the choice of words, the views presented and the life style of the family, of clear colonial stock I am listening to the audiobook and the narration by Virginia McKenna emphasizes this It kind of bugs me a bit Maybe the Britishness of the narration p I have assorted thoughts on this book First of all the language is detached, polite, oh so proper British English, quite different from how Americans express themselves The Britishness is reflected not only in word pronunciation but also in the choice of words, the views presented and the life style of the family, of clear colonial stock I am listening to the audiobook and the narration by Virginia McKenna emphasizes this It kind of bugs me a bit Maybe the Britishness of the narration perfectly depicts the Britishness of the author, so I am unsure whether this is a fair criticism Even for me the narration is slow Others wi...

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    I am continuing to read this book only because Of its window into Kenya of the 50s and because I love books about nature however I am praying this woman comes to her senses in some of her views on big game hunting and colonialism To wit despite the fact that her British family decided to take up Kenya s offer of land and move into masai tribal lands she is astounded at the Mau Mau anti colonial guerilla war different tribes but you get the point She sees her family as benign colonists Als I am continuing to read this book only because Of its window into Kenya of the 50s and because I love books about nature however I am praying this woman comes to her senses in some of her views on big game hunting and colonialism To wit despite the fact that her Britis...

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    Digital audiobook narrated by Virginia McKennaSubtitle An African Love StoryFrom the book jacket Daphne Sheldrick, whose family arrived in Africa from Scotland in the 1820s, is the first person ever to have successfully hand reared newborn elephants Her deep empathy and understanding, her years of observing Kenya s rich variety of wildlife, and her pioneering work in perfecting the right husbandry and milk formula have saved countless elephants, rhinos, and other baby animals from certain dea Digital audiobook narrated by Virginia McKennaSubtitle An African Love StoryFrom the book jacket Daphne Sheldrick, whose family arrived in Africa from Scotland in the 1820s, is the first person ever to have successfully hand reared newborn elephants Her deep empathy and understanding, her years of observing Kenya s rich variety of wildlife, and her pioneering work in perfecting the right husbandry and milk formula have saved countless elephants, rhinos, and other baby animals from certain death My reactionsThis is a wonderful memoir that takes the reader from Sheldrick s birth and childhood through her teen years, and first love, on to the love of her life, David Sheldrick, and the work they accomplished together He truly inspired her to a variety of achievements, perhaps most famously the founding of the David Shel...

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    I m going to be real, I gave up on this book after dragging myself through 11 hours of the 14 hour long audiobook My breaking point came when shocker the millionth animal under Daphne s care dies I love animals, and I want to love people s heart warming stories of living with animals I like the idea of these stories I like my own life, lived with two cats I worked at the Humane Society and fell under the spell of fluffy unfortunates on the daily But here s the deal, I can t get throug I m going to be real, I gave up on this book after dragging myself through 11 hours of the 14 hour long audiobook My breaking point came when shocker the millionth animal under Daphne s care dies I love animals, and I want to love people s heart warming stories of living with animals I like the ...

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    I just adored this book It is an autobiography telling the story of an African born British woman how her family came to Kenya, describing how it was growing up there, meeting her first love, then later falling deeply in love with her soulmate It is also the story of how Sheldrick, as the wife of a game warden, began to raise orphan wildlife to give them a second chance at life She worked with many elephant calves and became an expert on how to raise them, given their surprisingly delicate n I just adored this book It is an autobiography telling the story of an African born British woman how her family came to Kenya, describing how it was growing up there, meeting her first love, then later falling deeply in love with her soulmate It is also the story of how Sheldrick, as the wife of a game warden, began to raise orphan wildlife to give them a second chance at life She worked with many elephant calves and...

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    I think the world would be a poorer place if it lacked Dame Daphne, David Sheldrick, and those that have worked with and been inspired by them I believe the Sheldricks, via Daphne s writing as well as in their actions for wildlife welfare, have provided ample proof of the richness of life that comes with finding one s passion and committing entirely to it that a life of such passion for a just cause is filled with ripples that flow out from a central inspiration and have far reaching effects I think the world would be a poorer place if it lacked Dame Daphne, David Sheldrick, and those that have worked with and been inspired by them I believe the Sheldricks, via Daphne s writing as well as in their actions for wildlife welfare, have provided ample proof of the richness of life that comes with finding one s passion and committing entirely to it that a life of such passion for a just cause is filled with ripples that flow out from a central inspiration a...

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