Год издания: 2007
Количество страниц: 30
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In a special place in Kenya live two great friends: a young hippo named Owen, and a 130-year-old tortoise named Mzee. No one guessed that they would become friends. And no one expected that their friendship would last so long. But the story of Owen and Mzee has always been full of surprises. It began in December 2004, when something astonishing happened: A frightened young hippo, separated from his family by the devastating tsunami in Southeast Asia, adopted an ancient Aldabra tortoise as his "mother". And the old tortoise, for years a loner, accepted the baby hippo as his own. In spite of their many differences, Owen and Mzee are inseparable. What's even more amazing is that the pair seem to have developed their own "language" of soft sounds and gestures, which continues to baffle wildlife experts. This wholly unexpected friendship has captured hearts everywhere. Here is the true story of their first remarkable year together. Формат издания: 27,5 см х...