Cry of the Kalahari

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1984 - 341 páginas
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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 best-selling book is for both travelers and animal lovers.

 

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Comentário do usuário  - Smits - LibraryThing

I do envy lots of what Mark and Delia Owens experienced living in the Kalahari.The up and personal with lions thrilled me as did getting so close to the den of the brown hyenas. However, pythons and ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - susanbevans - LibraryThing

Lions, brown hyenas, and other animals are studied and reported on by the authors in this book. They love these animals and it shows through their writing. Their stories are entertaining but I ... Ler resenha completa

Conteúdo

Prologue
1
Water
21
Fire
36
The Cry of the Kalahari
48
s Star
70
Camp
83
The African Frontier
99
Bones
111
The Trophy Shed
195
Kalahari Gypsies
208
Gypsy Cub
222
Lions with No Pride 23 5
235
The Dust of My Friend
245
A School for Scavengers
253
Pepper
265
Muffin
275

The Carnivore Rivalry
131
Lions in the Rain
141
The van der Westhuizen Story
164
Return to Deception
171
Gone from the Valley
189
Blue
284
Black Pearls in the Desert
292
Kalahari High
309
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When Mark and Delia Owens first went to Africa in 1974, they bought a thirdhand Land Rover, drove deep into the Kalahari Desert, and lived there for seven years. They are the authors of Cry of the Kalahari, an international bestseller and winner of the John Burroughs Medal, The Eye of the Elephant, and Secrets of the Savanna. After more than 30 years in Africa, they returned to the United States to carry on their conservation work.

Delia Owens is a wildlife scientist and writer, based in Idaho. Her work has been published in numerous journals, including Nature, and The African Journal of Ecology. Her awards include the John Burroughs Award for Nature Writing. She is the author of several nonfiction books about her work as a wildlife scientist in Africa, Cry of the Kalahari, The Eye of the Elephant, and Secrets of the Savanna. Her debut novel is entitled Where the Crawdads Sing (2018).

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