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WALKING THUNDER. In the Footsteps of the African Elephant

Christo, Cyril and Wilkinson, Marie

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ISBN 10: 1858945054 / ISBN 13: 9781858945057
Published by Merrell, London, 2009
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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160 pages. Gold lettering on the spine. Dust jacket is protected in Brodart. A fine copy of this pictorial book on African Elephants, with a foreword by Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick. This is a large, heavy book and will require additional shipping charges (at cost). Size: 11 x 14. Bookseller Inventory # 006529

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Title: WALKING THUNDER. In the Footsteps of the ...

Publisher: Merrell, London

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Black Cloth Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Animals, Elephants

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The African elephant is one of the most majestic creatures on Earth, yet is faces an uncertain future. Walking Thunder is a tribute to the remarkable beauty of these endangered animals. Striking duotone images by photographers Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson capture not only the awesome strength and size of the African elephant, but also its gentleness and human-like emotions. Accompanying the photographs are quotations and stories from folklore, tribal members and writers, presenting both Western and African perspectives.

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Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson are photographers who document the relationship between indigenous peoples and the natural world. Their book Lost Africa: The Eyes of Origin was published in 2004. Dr Dame Daphne Sheldrick is founder of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya, and the recipient of many awards for her wildlife conservation work.

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