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 Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick to talk at the American Natural History Museum in New York, May 8th, live on the internet - 5/2/2012
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We are excited to share the news that Dame Daphne Sheldrick has been invited to give a talk at the American Natural History Museum (AMNH) in New York on May 8th 2012. The talk will mark the U.S. publication of Dame Daphnes long awaited autobiography Love, Life, and Elephants An African Love Story, published in the U.S. by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. The book was first released in hardback on March 1st in the UK, published by Penguin/Viking as An African Love Story Love, Life, and Elephants. Where only 6 weeks after publication it is already in its 4th edition, having been received so positively by literary critics, conservationists and, of course, supporters of The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, which Daphne founded in 1977, in memory of her late husband David Sheldrick MBE. Daphne Sheldricks absorbing, moving memoir is a tale of two loves. One was David, her second husband, legendary head warden of Tsavo, Kenyas biggest national park. The other was Tsavo itself, renowned for its lions, elephants, rhinos.. BBC Wildlife Magazine

Daphne with Eleanor  Wiffle, Daphne and Angela

Dame Daphnes talk at the AMNH will commence at 7pm on May 8th and it will be followed by a book signing opportunity. To get your tickets to this one-off event, please contact the Museum directly: http://www.amnh.org/calendar/event/Love,-Life,-and-Elephants-with-Dame-Daphne-Sheldrick/

  David Sheldrick with Samson

You can find out more about Daphnes autobiography, in her own words, by watching a short video on our website, where you might also choose to purchase your own copy of the book. http://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/html/anafricanlovestory.html UPDATE: The American Museum of Natural History will be streaming Dame Daphne Sheldricks talk live on the internet. So you no longer have to be in New York to enjoy this opportunity to join Daphne on the night, as she talks about her autobiography Love, Life, and Elephants: An African Love Story For more details visit: http://www.amnh.org/live/    

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