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Owen Y Mzee/ Owen and Mzee : La verdadera historia de una amistad increible/ True Story of a Remarkable

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The inspiring true story of two great friends, a baby hippo named Owen and a 130-yr-old giant tortoise named Mzee (Mm-ZAY). When Owen was stranded after the Dec 2004 tsunami, villagers in Kenya worked tirelessly to rescue him. Then, to everyone's amazement, the orphan hippo and the elderly tortoise adopted each other. Now they are inseparable, swimming, eating, and playing together. Adorable photos e-mailed from friend to friend quickly made them worldwide celebrities. Here is a joyous reminder that in times of trouble, friendship is stronger than the differences that too often pull us apart.

La historia increible de dos amigos, un bebe de hipopotamo llamado Owen y una tortuga gigante de 130 anos llamada Mzee. Cuando Owen se quedo atrapado en medio del mar despues del maremoto de diciembre de 2004, los habitantes de Kenya trabajaron sin descanso para rescatarlo. Despues, para el asombro de todos, el hipopotamo huerfano y la tortuga gigante se adoptaron el uno al otro. Ahora son inseparables y juegan, nadan y comen juntos. Este libro nos recuerda que la amistad es mas fuerte que las diferencias que a veces nos separan.

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alabamaNanaw — 1 month ago
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The story is wonderful but when we opened for party it was in Spanish. LOL MY mistake or Targets, who knows, but we must fix.  see moreof alabamaNanaw's review
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