Owen & Mzee The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship


Published in: Google Books > Aldabra tortoise > Action Games | Published on 15/Jun/2020 07:44

34 pages , 2006
A one-year-old hippo calf christened Owen was found alone and dehydrated by wildlife rangers near the Indian Ocean at Malindi, Kenya, in the days after the Asian Tsunami. He was placed in an enclosure at a wildlife sanctuary in Mombasa where he befriended a male tortoise. The tortoise is named Mzee, which is Swahili for 'old man'. Mzee 'adopted' Owen and they are...[Read More]



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