Guest Picks: Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Dame Daphne Sheldrick at WNYC, May 8, 2012 (Melissa Eagan)

Dame Daphne Sheldrick was on the Lopate Show recently to talk about her efforts to raise and protect orphaned elephants in Kenya, as well as zebras, rhinos, and ostriches. She also told us about her love of home-baked fruit cake. Find out what else Dame Sheldrick's a fan of!

What have you read or seen lately (book, play, film, etc...) that moved or surprised you?

        Not much time for reading, wrangling 20 very demanding infant elephants. The BBC World News Daily, The King’s Speech (film), Hostage (book), and occasionally The History Channel.


 What are you listening to right now?



What’s the last great book you read?

        Wilbur Smith’s books.


What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?

       The Royal family.


What’s your favorite comfort food?

       Fruit cake (home baked).


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