Nature: Echo: An Elephant to Remember
Wednesday, February 27 at 8:00 p.m.
Not everyone is a born leader. To inspire others to follow you, one must have the wisdom, experience, heart, and determination to provide for them, to keep them safe, and to teach them the things they need to know to make their way in the world.
Echo the elephant (pictured above) grew to possess all of these strengths and more in her remarkable life as matriarch of a family of elephants in Kenya’s Amboseli National Park.
As the most studied elephant in the world, she also taught us. Through tragedies and triumphs, her story provided incredible insights into the intense loyalties and deep caring that are so fundamental to all elephants. She captured the hearts of millions and was the subject of several books and documentaries, including two Nature films