A typical day for Daphne involves rescuing baby elephants from poachers; finding homes for orphan elephants, all the while
campaigning the ever-present threat of poaching for the ivory trade. "An African Love Story" is the incredible memoir of her
life. It tells two stories. The first is the Tsavo years, and the extraordinary love story which blossomed when the young
Daphne, moved to Tsavo with her first husband and fell head over heels with both the park and its famous warden, David Sheldrick.
The second is the love story of how Daphne and David, who devoted their lives to saving elephant orphans, at first losing
every infant under the age of two until Daphne at last managed to devise the first-ever milk formula which would keep them