Girl That Bridged the Gap Between Us and the Animals – 10 Pictures
Tippi is the girl born in Namibia, Africa, who spent the first 10 years of her life in an amazing way. Her parents are both wildlife photographers and they had decided to move to Africa just before she was born. They couldn't have made a better choice.
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It's photos like these that show us that even these “wild” animals can be gentle and harmless if you approach them the right way.
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While some of the over-protected toddlers of her age have troubles approaching and petting a dog, Tippi (aged 9 back then) was riding on elephants strolling through high grass.
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Some time later, her parents took her back to France where she, of course, didn't really fit in with rest of the children, so they decided to homeschool her. In her adult years she wrote a book Tippi: My Book of Africa.
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