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Mark Owens

When Mark and Delia Owens first went to Africa in 1974, they bought a third-hand Land Rover, drove deep into the Kalahari Desert, and lived there for seven years. The Owens are the authors of Cry of the Kalahari , an international bestseller and winner of the John Burroughs Medal, The Eye of the Elephant , and Secrets of the Savanna . After more than thirty years in Africa, they returned to the United States to carry on their conservation work.