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  • Amazing Animals, Extraordinary People, Astonishing Places
  • By: Simon King
  • Narrated by: Simon King
  • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (19 ratings)

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Wild Life

By: Simon King
Narrated by: Simon King
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Summary

Even as a very young child, Simon King was passionate about the natural world. Being savaged by a rabid cheetah, charged at by rhinos and elephants and defecated upon by a long list of birds and other animals may sound like hell to some. But these, along with countless other experiences alongside all things furry, scaly, slimy and feathery have provided him with an enormously rich bank of tales to relive and retell.

With characteristic honesty and charm, Simon King weaves his animal stories amongst encounters with extraordinary people, and astonishing places to give us a memoir that will delight readers.

©2009 Simon King (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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Interesting

I enjoyed this book and it was interesting finding out about Simon's facination with wildlife from a young age. It was easy to listen to.

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  • 21-05-20

Passionate account of an exciting life.

Fascinating account of his life. Well read by the author. Such a passion for wildlife has led to such a wild life.

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simon king fan.

a career pact full of meaning. I miss Simon on springwatch
a little bit more sensible than the present presenters.

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Beautifully written and totally absorbing!

What made the experience of listening to Wild Life the most enjoyable?

Being able to visualise Simons interesting Wildlife adventures.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Wild Life?

Simons unexpected encounter with a Lion in the bushes.

What does Simon King bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

His enthusiasm and passion for all things alive is made evident in his voice.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Simons openess when he spoke about a relationship breakdown.

Any additional comments?

This is the best thing I have listened to on Audible to date!
It's very interesting and educational. Good job Simon king!