Love, Life, and Elephants : An African Love Story by Dame Daphne Sheldrick: Book Review Essay Part 5 : Meet the Elephants!
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Love, Life, and Elephants : An African Love Story by Dame Daphne Sheldrick: Book Review Essay Part 5 : Meet the Elephants!

Let us not forget: JUMA & BIBI baby bull Juma & Bibi (p. 263-264) who both died tragically; Let us not forget: OLMEG (p.266) who was the first and most likely the only baby elephant to share Jill’s bedroom. And despite the work it had taken to fluff up the floor with a “bed of … Continue reading

Love, Life, and Elephants : An African Love Story by Dame Daphne Sheldrick: Book Review Essay Part 4 : Meet the Elephants!
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Love, Life, and Elephants : An African Love Story by Dame Daphne Sheldrick: Book Review Essay Part 4 : Meet the Elephants!

AISHA Perhaps the most famous little elephant that stole Dame Daphne Sheldrick’s heart was this tiny calf. “She was the smallest elephant I had ever seen – still covered in the soft fuzz of elephant infancy, her tiny trunk tinged with pink, toenails of pale yellow – soft and brand new.” (p.229) Prophetically, the chapter … Continue reading

Love, Life, and Elephants : An African Love Story by Dame Daphne Sheldrick: Book Review Essay Part 3 : Meet the Elephants!
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Love, Life, and Elephants : An African Love Story by Dame Daphne Sheldrick: Book Review Essay Part 3 : Meet the Elephants!

Meet the First of Many Elephants Who Have Enriched Dame Daphne Sheldrick’s Life IMENTI (p. 288) was the tiniest and most fragile baby elephant as he had just been born that January of 1994 when he was brought to the DSWT. He was “heartbreakingly perfect” with “petal pink ears” and so “trusting and unafraid” of … Continue reading

Love, Life, and Elephants : An African Love Story by Dame Daphne Sheldrick: Book Review Essay Part 2 : What an Enchanting Life!
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Love, Life, and Elephants : An African Love Story by Dame Daphne Sheldrick: Book Review Essay Part 2 : What an Enchanting Life!

What an Enchanting Life Among Our Elephants  cont’d And yet during their life together (David and Daphne) their selfless journey did not go unnoticed. For their life’s work both David Sheldrick and Daphne Sheldrick were honored by the British government with David being “awarded the MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours of 13 June 1959” … Continue reading

Love, Life, and Elephants : An African Love Story by Dame Daphne Sheldrick: Book Review Essay Part 1 : What an Enchanting Life!
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Love, Life, and Elephants : An African Love Story by Dame Daphne Sheldrick: Book Review Essay Part 1 : What an Enchanting Life!

  What an Enchanting Life Among Our Elephants If you have ever wondered what it is truly like to be one with elephants then you need only explore this book. For few of us will ever be able to experience the life of Dame Daphne Sheldrick despite our unending love of elephants. From her birth … Continue reading