A powerful, gripping story about an extraordinary herd of elephants, and the woman dedicated to keeping them safe.
Françoise Malby-Anthony was born in the south of France, brought up in Paris, and has lived in South Africa since 1987. She founded the Thula Thula game reserve in 1998 with her late husband, the renowned conservationist and bestselling author Lawrence Anthony. When Lawrence died in 2012, Françoise took over the running of the reserve and is equally passionate about conservation. She was the driving force behind setting up a wildlife rehabilitation centre at the reserve to care for orphaned animals.
Françoise’s descriptions of the empathetic behaviour of elephants,
both towards each other and towards the humans who love them, are