Fighting for the Rhino

Damien Mander is an Australian man on a mission. Since 2009, Damien has dedicated his life to protecting endangered African wildlife by taking on criminal syndicates who specialise in illegal poaching. Formally a clearance diver with the Royal Australian Navy before serving with a Special Operations unit with the Australian Army and a Private Military

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Dry Water

If you love animals and Africa then this book Dry Water by Tammie Matson is an absolute must read. At 15, Tammie went to Zimbabwe with her father and it changed her life. Dry Water tells of Tammie’s exploits and adventures in Africa for 12 years while she worked in the safari industry, volunteered on

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Jenny and Shirley

Just to watch these two old elephants, Jenny and Shirley, gives you the most perfect picture of what friendship is about. This remarkable story of friendship began twenty-two years ago at a circus when Jenny was a calf and Shirley was in her twenties. Back then, they only spent one winter together before they were

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Promise of the Wolves

Promise of the Wolves is a creative, thought-provoking novel about wolf life, human–animal relationships and the balance of nature. Set 14,000 years ago, it creates a world in which wolves can speak with humans and other animals, time is counted in phases of the moon, distance is measured in wolflengths and honour to the pack

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Middle-aged all the way

Ladies, forget young – middle age rocks … especially if you are a penguin! According to a study published on the online open-access scientific journal PLoS One by a team of scientists from Australia and France, middle-aged female penguins were more successful finding food than young and old females. The team was able to reconstruct

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