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Grieving with a Herd of Elephants

Lawrence Malby was known as the Elephant Whisperer. When he died, his elephants started behaving in an unusual way. We hear from his widow, Françoise Malby-Anthony.

There is a game reserve in South Africa called Thula Thula. It was set up by Françoise Malby-Anthony and her husband, Lawrence. They adopted a herd of elephants that had been traumatised by poaching, and were being very destructive. Lawrence and Françoise formed an incredible bond with the elephants. When Lawrence died in 2012, Françoise noticed that the elephants started behaving in an unusual way…

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(Image: Françoise Malby-Anthony. Photo credit: Thula Thula Game Reserve.)

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