By Tony Fitzjohn
Born Wild is a narrative of ardour, experience and skulduggery at the frontline of African conservation. Following Tony Fitzjohn's trip from London undesirable boy to African flora and fauna warrior, the guts of the tale is a chain of affection affairs with the world's most lovely and endangered creatures -- affairs that so frequently lead to discomfort, for to reach re-introducing a lion or leopard to the wild is to be disadvantaged in their companionship. Tony tells of his two decades in Kenya with George Adamson of Born loose repute - a time of discovery, isolation and common risk dwelling faraway from civilisation. And whilst he was once avoided from re-introducing from now on animals into the wild and made unwelcome within the state he enjoyed, Tony needed to begin anew in Tanzania.
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