Here is a joyous reminder that in times of trouble, friendship is stronger than the differences that too often pull us lwen. Warm message about the power of love -- and how one friendship gave people hope when they needed it most. Jan 28, Randie D. She lives in Manhattan with her family.Animals -- Habits and behavior -- Kenya. About these links Common Sense Media, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase, a nonprofit organization. Common Sense Med. Open Preview See a Problem.
Reporting from:. The two soon began to eat together, swim together and sleep together as well. Read more. Stay up to date on new reviews.
Support our work. Stay up to date on new reviews. Kids will love the story of two obok animals becoming friends. Adorable photos e-mailed from friend to friend quickly made them worldwide celebrities.
The back matter also contains some information on hippos and tortoises, Kenya and Haller Park -- where Owen and Mzee live. Continue reading. See 1 question about Owen and Mzee…. Owen and Mzee : The Language of Friendship.
Our girls have read a couple stories about these two unique animals as well as seen documentaries about them and they just love the story. Bestselling Series. Sep 09, orphaned by the Decemb. Continue reading Show less.
Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item Again, Greste's crisp color photographs reveal these inseparable animal companions at remarkably close range. A standout sequence of nine frames allows readers to observe one of the unique ways the pair communicates: the now two-year-old Owen, signaling Mzee to move to the left, nudges the year-old turtle's left rear foot. The two also communicate in their own "language," a deep rumbling sound that is not intuitive to either species.
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After a grueling rescue, the hip. Your purchase helps us remain independent and ad-free. Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Print. Who would've thought a hippo and a tortoise could be so close.