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03/02/1906 British wildlife conservationist George Adamson is born

He is known also as the Baba ya Simba ("Father of Lions" in Swahili). With his wife, Joy, he is famous through the movie Born Free and best-selling book with the same title, which is based on the true story of Elsa the Lioness, an orphaned lioness cub they had raised and later released into the wild.

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