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Learning to Play With a Lion?s Testicles: Unexpected Gifts From the Animals of Africa

Learning to Play With a Lion?s Testicles: Unexpected Gifts From the Animals of Africa

by Melissa Haynes

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Melissa visits Africa for animal conservation, but a cast of unlikely characters teaches her about grief, fear, and ultimately life.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781933016818
Publisher: Behler Publications, LLC
Publication date: 04/16/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 235
File size: 798 KB

About the Author

Melissa Haynes created and orchestrated successful national campaigns for major corporate players, opened and ran a prosperous business in Mexico. Her project management experience landed her a handful of Olympic contracts for the 2012 Winter Olympics. She ghostwrote a column about entertaining in the Vancouver Courier for years and a chapter in the award-winning chef's cookbook Inside the Recipe Box. She is a self-admitted chronic adventure junkie and travel addict. She is passionate about animals, adventure, conservation, and scribbling. Her greatest accomplishment and adventure to date was volunteering in Africa and living to write about it.

Table of Contents

1. One Night at the Ritz, 1
2. Mud Bath, 12
3. Getting Acquainted, 18
4. Sentenced, 30
5. Committed, 35
6. Think Tank, 40
7. Circle of Life, 48
8. Feeding the Cats, 53
9. Terror at the Ritz, 59
10. Chopping Down Barriers, 66
11. Revenge of an Elephant, 77
12. Deciphering the Local Dialect, 82
13. The Wake of the Storm, 87
14. How to Ruin a Crocodile’s Day, 98
15. Tree Planting, 106
16. A Dual Between Logic and Fear, 115
17. Bribery in the Bush, 118
18. Holding on to Letting Go, 121
19. Mending Fences, 127
20. Birth of an Understanding, 133
21. One Victory, 138
22. The Chase, 144
23. Rumble With the Rhinos, 152
24. Running With Bulls, 158
25. Khaki Fever, 162
26. Peace Treaty, 170
27. A Demon is Exposed, 176
28. A Demon is Slaughtered, 179
29. Finding Inyanga, Finding Freedom, 182
30. Hope, 191
31. Super Predators, 193
32. Farewell, 204

Author’s Note, 211
Acknowledgments, 213

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