Ivory, Apes & Peacocks: Animals, Adventure and Discovery in the Wild Places of Africa By Alan Root, Chatto & Windus, £20
AfricaÃ”Ã‡Ã–s most gifted wildlife film-maker recalls a lifetime watching hippos, termites and the world inside a baobab treeÃ”Ã‡Ã¶and remembers how he lost a wife and many friends who died too young, but eventually found new love.
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