Born free…

Re-reading a favourite book – Born Free. How thick is the line between our civilisation & nature? A classic question in Adamson’s account of her relationship with Elsa, a lioness cub. An Oscar-winning movie in 1960. Questions posed in this book haunt our society as we struggle to respect the boundaries of other inhabitants of Earth.

Born Free – Amazon

Joy Adamson’s story of a lion cub in transition between captivity in which she’s raised & the fearsome wild to which she’s returned captures the abilities of both humans & animals to cross the seemingly unbridgeable gap between radically different worlds.


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