By Archiver
Fri, 10/12/2018 - 13:11
It's the middle of the night in the Namibian desert when zoologist Tammie Matson wakes with a start to find two elephants standing beside her tiny tent. She makes a promise: "If you just let me survive tonight I will give up Africa. I'll give it all up. Just don't let them stand on me."
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By Archiver
Fri, 10/12/2018 - 18:53
Michael Tod's most recent novel set in the dramatic mountains and plains of East Africa. When the young female elephant, Temba Kidogo and her Grandfather, the wise old Tembo M'zee, are inspired to climb Kilimanjaro and seek the sacred tusks of the legendary Tembo Jay, they have no idea of the events their action will trigger. "A 'feel-good' book, vibrant with joy and love."
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By Archiver
Sun, 10/14/2018 - 16:39
Left in the wild, Billie the elephant would have spent her life surrounded by her family, free to wander the jungles of Asia. Instead, she was captured as a baby and shipped to America where she arrived in the mid 1950s, long before circus and zoo-goers worried about animal living conditions.
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By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 10/24/2016 - 05:40
Sypeck affectionately peers behind the legends surrounding Charlemagne and magnificently chronicles four significant years in the emperor's life. From 796 to 800, Charlemagne, the king of the Franks, consolidated his kingdom through military exploits, religious diplomacy and political treaties. His love for order, his respect for education and books, his reverence for his religion and his dealings with Muslims established his reputation as a king to be feared and respected. In 800, Charlemagne's life and the destiny of Europe changed forever when Pope Leo III anointed the Frankish king as the emperor of Rome.
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