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Giant Steps: A True Story from Africa about Exploitation and the Meaning of Freedom


By: Richard Peirce(Author), Jacqueline Peirce(Illustrator)

184 pages, 200 colour photos, 1 colour map, colour tables

Random House Struik

Paperback | Jun 2016 | #227140 | ISBN-13: 9781775843306
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £9.99 $13/€11 approx

About this book

Giant Steps is an extraordinary true story which follows the lives of two elephants, Bully and Induna in South Africa. Their moving evocative story involves tragedy, deprivation, sadness, humour and ultimately triumph, when finally they take their giant steps back to a free natural life. Part I tells the Bully and Induna story and Part II pulls no punches looking at the predicament of elephants today; poaching, possible extinction, training captive elephants and population management are all examined, nothing is off limits.

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