Tribute to George and Joy Adamson, Elsa the Lioness and Born Free!
Remembering Joy Adamson - 1980 | Today In History | 3 Jan 18
Real Life Footage Of Elsa The Lioness
Joy Adamson film of Penny the Leopard
Friederike Victoria "Joy" Adamson was a naturalist, artist and author. Her book, Born Free, describes her experiences raising a lion cub named Elsa. Born Free was printed in several languages, and made into an Academy Award-winning movie of the same name. In 1977, she was awarded the Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art.