Part of the Pride

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Pan Macmillan Australia, Sep 1, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 257 pages
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Kevin Richardson has been dubbed "The Lion Whisperer". It's a title he doesn't like, but how else can you label his extraordinary relationship with these beautiful yet deadly animals?

As a zoologist and animal behaviourist, he works at a lion park in South Africa. Here he has formed incredible relationships with the big cats - playing with them, lying down with them, being included in every part of their lives as "one of the pride". Those who work with lions in the traditional way - using sticks, chains and coercion - call him crazy. But Kevin's ability to get inside the head of a lion, using love, patience and a unique empathy, have kept him safe in situations that would result in certain death to anyone else.

This is Kevin's incredible story. How a man could become part of a lion pride, and a fascinating insight into the lives of one of the world's most beautiful and powerful animals.

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I don't know how a cat lover couldn't love this! aaahhhhh, big kitty cats! Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Kevin Richardson was born in Johannesburg in 1974. He works as an animal behaviourist at The Lion Park, one of South Africa's best-known lion habitats. He has been involved in a number of successful film and documentary projects involving his work with the big cats, including The White Lion and Dangerous Companions. This is his first book.

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