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Manimal EP:1 Lisette Withers, Elephant Mother

Lisette and Ian began their unexpected adventure 16 years ago when they took in Harry and Sally, two orphaned elephant calves. The elephants of Knysna Forest, South Africa, were hunted by humans: the herd saw its 500 members disappear over a span of scarcely twenty years. Thanks to the work of Lisette and other devoted enthusiasts, the herd has been able to rise again from its ashes. In her sanctuary, she takes in elephants from all over the country and transmits her knowledge to the population.

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