This is the story of the Owens' travel and life in the Kalahari Desert. Here they met and studied unique animals and were confronted with danger from drought, fire, storms, and the animals they loved. This bestselling book is for both travelers and animal lovers.
The authors of Secrets of the Sahara battle the elephant poachers of Zambia in this exciting . . . part adventure story, part wildlife tale. Intelligent, majestic, and loyal, with lifespans matching our own, elephants are among the greatest of the wonders gracing the African wilds. Yet, in the 1970s and 1980s, about a thousand of these captivating creatures were slaughtered in Zambia each year, killed for their valuable ivory tusks. When biologists...
xxiii, 230 p.,  p. of plates : col. ill., maps ; 22 cm.