Important People in The Elephant Whisperer

Lawrence Anthony
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Lawrence Anthony

Lawrence Anthony was the proprietor of Thula Thula, a 5,000 acre African game reserve in central Zululand. The reserve had been a hunting reserve prior to his purchasing the property. Lawrence was an animal lover extraordinaire. He refused to move his Rover after a spider weaved a large web from the antenna. He didn’t want to disturb the spider’s work. When a spitting cobra was coiled and ready to strike one of his dogs inside his house, he carefully moved the poisonous reptile outside with a broom. It was a hard and fast rule that no snakes were to be killed on the property unless someone’s life was threatened.

Lawrence grew up in what he termed “old” Africa. It was the days of endless land uninterrupted by modernity. He recalled running barefoot across vast fields in Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi. His love and respect...

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