The Cowboy and His Elephant: The Story of a Remarkable Friendship

Ɲ Download  Format Kindle [ ᗐ The Cowboy and His Elephant: The Story of a Remarkable Friendship ] ჰ ePUB Author Malcolm Macpherson ᄉ Ɲ Download Format Kindle [ ᗐ The Cowboy and His Elephant: The Story of a Remarkable Friendship ] ჰ ePUB Author Malcolm Macpherson ᄉ Bob Norris was a cowboy, and he also played one on TV But this former Marlboro Man set himself apart from the pack when he solved his midlife crisis by adopting an elephant named Amy While Bob had a devoted wife and children and worked with horses, dogs and goats on his ranch in the Rockies, he had started to become disheartened and bored For kicks, he rented out some of his barn stalls to house six orphan elephant babies taken from a herd in Africa and destined for zoos and circuses He fell in love with the sickly yet beautiful Amy, and paid 18,000 to keep her In this straightforward account of Bob and Amy s uncannily close relationship, veteran journalist and author MacPherson Protg details how Amy cavorted, danced and even purred and made fast friends with Bob s cowdogs and a goat, Michelle, who followed her everywhere Bob once tried to ride her, but decided he wanted to keep her untamed nature, her wildness and beauty as an animal completely separate from human interference He never asked her to carry him again The story, bolstered by elephant fact and lore, is captivating than its simplistic, casual prose Written from the point of view of the elephant, the first chapter reads like a children s book But intrepid animal lovers will find Amy s unexpected journey at the end of the book rewarding Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information, Inc.What do elephant hunters in Zimbabwe, an American cowboy, circus employees, and a worker on an exotic animal farm all have in common The answer a young African elephant named Amy The story starts on the plains of Zimbabwe in 1988 when Bob Norris, a real life Marlboro Man cowboy, crossed paths with a ten month old elephant that had been spared from a large scale culling operation A compassionate man who has a way with animals, Bob decided to adopt Amy and integrate her into his ranch life The book highlights some of their adventures and Bob s ultimate realization that it was just too dangerous to have a large, strong willed wild animal like an elephant around as a pet After several years on Bob s ranch, Amy was sold to a couple who trained and performed with circus elephants The separation was difficult for both Bob and Amy While Amy s new family integrated her into their performances, animal rights activists generated enough concern for the welfare of circus animals so that the couple eventually retired Amy s life then came full circle under a plan to reintroduce African elephants from zoos and circuses back into the wild Amy was going home, this time to Botswana Fans of Born Free will enjoy this heartwarming book for most public libraries Edell M Schaefer, Brookfield P.L., WI Copyright 2001 Reed Business Information, Inc. 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    • Format Kindle
    • The Cowboy and His Elephant: The Story of a Remarkable Friendship
    • Malcolm Macpherson
    • Anglais
    • 13 February 2017
    • 268 pages

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