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Dame Daphne Sheldrick - Author


Daphne Sheldrick has spent her entire life in Kenya. For over 25 years, she and her husband, David, the famous founder of the the giant Tsavo National Park, raised and rehabilitated back into the wild orphans of misfortune from many different wild species. These included elephants, rhinos, buffaloes, zebra, eland, kudu, impala, warthogs and many other smaller animals. She has two daughters, both of whom have spent their lives helping her. In 2002 she received the BBC Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2006 she was made Dame Commander of the British Empire by the Queen, the first Knighthood to be awarded in Kenya since the country received Independence in 1963.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Dame Daphne Sheldrick

An African Love Story: Love, Life and Elephants by Dame Daphne Sheldrick
An African Love Story: Love, Life and Elephants
Dame Daphne Sheldrick
A typical day for Daphne involves rescuing baby elephants from poachers, finding homes for orphan elephants, all the while campaigning against the possibility that the ivory trade might be re-opened. This title presents a memoir of her life. A...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2013
An African Love Story: Love, Life and Elephants by Dame Daphne Sheldrick
An African Love Story: Love, Life and Elephants
Dame Daphne Sheldrick
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 8 March 2012. A typical day for Daphne involves rescuing baby elephants from poachers, finding homes for orphan elephants, all the while campaigning against the possibility that the ivory trade might...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2012

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