What makes a jet setting 'power-blonde' business executive from Queensland, Australis, ditch her sports car, friends and material processions to pursue a dangerous life in Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe - as a self-appointed caretaker of the 'Presedential Herd' of elephants?
Sharon Pincott, despite harassment, physical abuse and being accused of being a spy, has formed one of the ost remarkable relationships between humans and wild elephants ever documented. She breaks all the rules of the wildlife observation when she reaches out and touches Lady, one of the Presidential Herd's matriarchs. The dramatic, but inspiring, story of Lady and the 400-strong elephant herd unfold to reveal the emotions of these giants - joy, mourning, playfulness, jealousy and anger. but the herd is under threat. In desperation, Sharon seeks and audience with Robert Mugabe to convince him to reaffirm the 2-year-old Presedential Decree that protects this remarkable herd of wild elephants.
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Reviewed by Andries from Gordons Bay on 12 March 2013
What an amazing documentary of these special elephant in Zimbabwe. What Sharon has done with and for these animals is truly worth recognition. Well worth having in my collection.
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Reviewed by Jason on 08 April 2013
Happy with my purchase.