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Samburu, the elephant.

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementIllustrated by Frank Hubbard.
LC ClassificationsPZ10.3.S315 Sam
The Physical Object
Pagination151 p.
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6222211M
LC Control Number57007447

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His dream was to hunt the great Samburu elephant, largest in the world, to track him over the veldt and through the jungles of his own remote kingdom of the wild. It took a long time to get there, and Colonel Scott learned, as you will learn in reading his book, a great amount of the lore of the jungle.5/5(1). Genre/Form: Fiction Juvenile works Juvenile fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Scott, Robert Lee, Samburu. New York: Dodd, Mead,   The Samburu National Reserve, where these elephants live, was one of the two areas in which conservationists George Adamson and Joy Adamson raised Elsa the Lioness made famous in the famous book. The Samburu Elephant Project is the longest running study of its kind in the region. Combining individual recognition of elephants with real time monitoring of collared elephants, along with an on-going body count within the Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephants program, this project has given us intimate inside into a population of elephants we have come to know intimately over 15 years.

Living with Elephants is the story of a nomadic Samburu woman who tries to right a mythological wrong by apologising to an elephant. She’s helped by BBC wildlife presenter, Saba Douglas-Hamilton, who brings her to Samburu reserve to meet elephants for the first time. Closely related to the Masai and speakers of a version of the Maa language (Masai and Samburu understand each other perfectly well, even if they smile about each other’s accents and tuns pf phrases), they are believed to have reached Kenya between four and five centuries ago with other Nilotic groups walking South from the Horn of Africa. books and films The Secret Life of Elephants is a BBC nature documentary series following the lives of elephants and the work of the conservation charity Save the Elephants in Samburu . Nairobi - Witness the majestic elephants of Kenya with a Samburu warrior as your travel guide. Your guide personally knows the caretakers at the elephant center, who will take us to meet the orphaned calves and watch the elephants at feeding time and while they play at the watering hole. Our experienced guide will tell us Samburu elephant lore and explain why the tribe is so deeply connected.

  Elephants of Samburu documents the gathering of plus elephants in north Kenya who come to socialise, mate and revel in the abundance of food . Saba Iassa Douglas-Hamilton (born 7 June ) is a Kenyan wildlife conservationist and television presenter. She has worked for a variety of conservation charities, and has appeared in wildlife documentaries produced by the BBC and other broadcasters. She is currently the manager of Elephant Watch Camp in Kenya’s Samburu National Reserve and Special Projects Director for the charity Save. Located along the banks of Ewaso Nyiro River, Elephant Bedroom Camp - Samburu is located in Samburu Game Reserve. Offering luxurious tents, the property features a spa and pool. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas. Surrounded by nature, each tent Location: Samburu Camp, Archers Post, Kenya, Isiolo. "We had a fantastic stay at Samburu Intrepids. The staff were wonderful and carried out their responsibilities with warm hospitality. We enjoyed some breathtaking game drives - including when we sat quietly surrounded by a large herd of magnificent elephants.5/5(2).