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Zamba - by Ralph Helfer (Paperback)

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When Ralph Helfer, now one of Hollywood's top animal behaviorists, first began working, he was shocked by the cruelty that was accepted practice in the field. He firmly believed in "affection training" -- that love, not fear, should be the basis of any animal's development, even when dealing with the most dangerous of creatures. Then Zamba came into his life -- an adorable four-month-old lion cub that went on to prove Helfer's theories resoundingly correct.

Over the next eighteen years, Zamba would thrive and grow, and go on to star in numerous motion pictures and television shows -- all the while developing a deep and powerful bond of love and affection with the man who raised him. By turns astonishing, hilarious, and poignant, Zamba is not only the unforgettable story of the relationship that Helfer would come to consider one of the most important in his life but also that of the amazing career and adventures of the greatest lion in the world.



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"Wonderful, detailed... amusing... Zamba is a charming read." -- People

"An incredible story of love between man and lion ... moving.... will touch the heart of any animal lover." -- Publishers Weekly

"A warmhearted tale of love between two species." -- Booklist

"Extraordinary ... Beautifully expresses a simple philosophy so many have trouble following: respect for all living creatures, given and returned." -- Kirkus Reviews

"A fascinating book ... humorous and touching." -- School Library Journal


Dimensions (Overall): 7.9 Inches (H) x 5.3 Inches (W) x .8 Inches (D)
Weight: .55 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 288
Genre: Nature
Sub-Genre: Animals
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Format: Paperback
Author: Ralph Helfer
Language: English
Street Date: June 27, 2006
TCIN: 11458488
UPC: 9780060761332
Item Number (DPCI): 248-03-1022
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.8 inches length x 5.3 inches width x 7.9 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.55 pounds
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