This is true story of an orphaned hippo who forms an unlikely bond with a 130 year old tortoise at a wildlife refuge in Kenya. This book details their friendship and how they have developed their own way of communicating. The relationship between Owen and Mzee is a scientific mystery since reptiles do not typically have mothering instincts. Photos are incredible!
The in-demand follow-up to the New York Times bestseller, OWEN & MZEE, the friendship that has touched millions around the world.
In this exciting follow-up to OWEN & MZEE, the New York Times bestselling story about an orphaned baby hippo named Owen and the 130-year-old giant turtle, Mzee, Craig Hatkoff explores the language of love, friendship, and nurturance that these two incredible creatures share with one another. This book traces their first year together, including their adorable playful ways and the unique "language" that they have developed.
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