posted on Feb, 11 2012 @ 05:45 PM
This website has quotes of the mother saying these were all tame, orphaned animals that were raised by humans. I too have riden on top of a tame
elephant and swam with dolphins(who were actually wild), played with wild horses(that were so use to people feeding them they're tame) its not some
magical indigo child connection.
"But in the arid or semi desert regions of Southern Africa people have farms of 10 000 to 20 000 hectares. The farmers often keep orphan animals and
raise them in their house. Sometimes they are tame or used to humans and so this is how Tippi was able to be so close with them."
People and animals interact all the time, especially the ones that have been raised by humans, if you were raised in africa i'm sure u'd have some
similar stories, especially if your parents were paid to be wild life photographers.
Adults do this all the time if you watch nat geo or the discovery channel, its just that they're adults and they're not dressed up in furs so it
doesn't look so magical. you know the animals are tame on nat geo because of the context. its not as easy to see how tame these animals are from
Apparently the mother put her daugther through a grueling filming schedule(they probably dressed her up in hot furs in the middle of the african heat
for the pics), here is a quote from the daughter about her enjoying being raised in africa.
"Tippi disagrees. "No, Maman, it's not true that I loved it. It was great to see the elephants and the lions, but it would have been better if it
hadn't always been in front of the camera. It was hard work, it was difficult, it was hot and I was not happy all the time. I was worn out at the end
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