Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka

Walking With Gorillas

The Journey of an African Wildlife Vet



In “Walking With Gorillas: The Journey of an African Wildlife Vet,” Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka offers a riveting memoir detailing her experiences as a pioneering vet in Africa. Traverse Uganda and Rwanda’s landscapes, explore the captivating world of mountain gorillas, and delve into the vital balance between wildlife and community. An inspiring testament to conservation.

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Venture into the heart of Africa and the dense mists of its tropical rainforests with “Walking With Gorillas: The Journey of an African Wildlife Vet.” In this captivating memoir, Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka shares her profound and transformative experiences as one of Africa’s pioneering wildlife veterinarians.

Key Features:

  1. An Intimate Look at Mountain Gorillas: Traverse the breathtaking landscapes of Uganda and Rwanda, and discover the intricate lives of these enigmatic primates, observing their daily routines, playful antics, and social dynamics.
  2. A Glimpse Behind the Scenes: From thrilling gorilla rescues to dealing with health challenges, readers are granted exclusive access to the day-to-day life of a wildlife vet.
  3. Intersection of Wildlife and Community: Dr. Gladys delves deep into the delicate balance between human communities and wildlife, emphasizing the intricate web of interdependence and the importance of community-led conservation efforts.
  4. Stunning Visuals: A collection of mesmerizing photographs that bring to life the majestic gorillas and the verdant realms they inhabit, offering readers a visual journey alongside the narrative.
  5. Inspiration and Advocacy: More than just a personal narrative, this memoir is a call to action, urging readers to appreciate the fragile beauty of our world and the importance of conservation.
  6. A Testament to Passion and Resilience: The book paints a vivid picture of Dr. Gladys’ unwavering commitment to wildlife, facing the highs and lows, and the challenges of working in a field dominated by adversity and unpredictability.

Drawing on decades of work, “Walking With Gorillas” is more than a memoir; it’s a love letter to the magnificent creatures of Africa and a testament to the difference one individual can make. Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka’s journey is sure to inspire nature enthusiasts, aspiring vets, and anyone with a passion for our planet’s wild wonders. Join her on this unforgettable journey and witness the magic of walking with gorillas.

Additional information

Weight 575 g
Dimensions 23.5 × 16 cm