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Echo and the Elephants of Amboseli

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This series features the incredible story of a mother’s journey to keep her family alive. Echo is a wise elephant matriarch who lives in Southern Kenya alongside fifteen hundred other wild African elephants. As oldest female and head of the family, Echo must guide four generations of her relatives through the cruel famine that follows the failure of the latest rains. She must also protect them from attack by lions, and keep them away from growing conflict with the angry Masai farmers. Observing her are American scientist Cynthia Moss and her team from the Amboseli Trust for Elephants. Echo leads her family out of harm’s way, and prevents clashes with animal neighbours over water, crops or grazing. As the months pass, she must prevent her family splitting under pressure, and finally bring new babies into the world with the best chance of survival.