Elephants Remember the Man Who Saved Them

by Brett Leveridge

Lawrence Anthony was a beloved wildlife conservationist from South Africa, known throughout the world as “The Elephant Whisperer”—a nickname he earned after adopting and rehabilitating a herd of wild elephants on his game reserve, Thula Thula.

In 2012, Lawrence suffered a fatal heart attack. Two days later, his wife, Françoise Malby Anthony, witnessed something incredible. The elephants of Thula Thula appeared outside her home in a solemn procession to pay tribute to Lawrence, a moving story Françoise told in the December/January 2016 issue of Mysterious Ways magazine.

Here, Françoise shares some behind-the-scenes photos and stories about Lawrence, the elephants and the mysterious force that connects all living things.—Diana Aydin   

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Guideposts: Lawrence Anthony was a wildlife conservationist from South Africa, who adopted and rehabilitated a herd of wild elephants on his game reserve, Thula Thula, in 1999.

Elephants Remember the Man Who Saved Them

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