Well known for his work on the African lion, Gareth Patterson is an environmentalist, independent wildlife researcher and author who has worked tirelessly for more than twenty-five years for the greater protection of African wildlife. Patterson’s love for the wild has spurred various projects surrounding animal rights. He is the author of Cry for the Lions (1989), Where the Lion Walked (1991), The Lions’ Legacy (1991), Last of the Free(1994), With My Soul Amongst Lions (1995), Dying to be Free(1998) Making a Killing (2000) andTo Walk with Lions (2001). He lives in Knysna and knows the area well. This very personal narrative recounts the powerful impact of these most endangered elephants on Patterson’s life.
The Search of the Knysna Elephants, a beautifully filmed documentary, tells of the work of Gareth Patterson and forest guards Wilfred Oraai and Karel Maswatie in their quest to learn about and protect the Knysna elephants, the world's most southerly elephants.
The Secret Elephants
Gareth Patterson’s rediscover of the world’s most southerly elephants. A remarkable story of how these animals fought their way back from the brink of extinction without any help from humankind
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