Whatever You Do, Don't Run

  • by Peter Allison
  • Narrated by Antony Ferguson
  • 6 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Whatever You Do, Don't Run is a hilarious collection of true tales from top ­safari guide Peter Allison. In a place where the wrong behavior could get you eaten, Allison has survived face-to-face encounters with big cats, angry ­elephants, and the world's most unpredictable animals: herds of untamed tourists and foolhardy guides whose outrageous antics sometimes make them even more dangerous than a pride of hungry lions!
Join Allison as he faces down charging lions (twice); searches for a drunk, half-naked tourist who happens to be a member of the British royal family; drives a Land Rover full of tourists into a lagoon full of hippos; and adopts the most ­vicious animal in Africa as his "pet". Full of lively humor and a genuine love and respect for Botswana and its rich wildlife, Whatever You Do, Don't Run takes you to where the wild things are and introduces you to a place where every day is a new adventure!

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What the Critics Say

"Allison's infectious enthusiasm for both the African bush and his job showing its wonders to tourists is readily apparent, making for a fast and very entertaining read." (Booklist)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Great book to listen to after safari

I went on safari in South Africa and enjoyed listening to this afterwards! Great book!
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- michelle

I really enjoyed it and was disappointed it ended.

The stories we're funny and informative. would highly recommend this book to anyone thinking of going on safari.
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- Miss J Adderley

Book Details

  • Release Date: 20-02-2012
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio