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Elephants in the Wild

Cliff Moon

Elephants in the Wild

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Published by Main Line Book Co .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesIn the Wild
The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11594493M
ISBN 100850783739
ISBN 109780850783735
OCLC/WorldCa11413580


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Elephants (In the Wild) Paperback – Septem by Patricia Kendell (Author)5/5(1). A Baby Elephant In The Wild (, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers) is a Junior Library Guild Select, and Elephant Don: The Politics Of A Pachyderm Posse (University of Chicago Press) came out in Her debut novel was Ivory Ghosts (Random House)/5(10).

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May Bradshaw, active in. The book focuses on his taking in Elephants in the Wild book herd of "rogue" wild elephants, the adventures that ensued, and the incredible connections Lawrence formed with them as they learned to trust him.

More than just feel-good animal rescue story, Lawrence also includes insight on the challenges of running a wildlife reserve and the ever-present danger of poachers/5. CE3C8AEFED95BD3 "THE WILD ELEPHANT" is a channel filled with so much wildlife and ecotourism.

Our documentaries range from epic wildlife videos abou Skip navigation. Save the Elephants closely studies elephants in order to understand their complex behavior and protect them, and keeps a continuous watch on the status of elephant populations Africa-wide.

Information about elephant behavior is used in education and conservation messaging and to guide infrastructure development to incorporate wildlife needs and. An introduction to the elephant, one of the Big Five wild animals. This book looks at the elephant’s physical characteristics, its daily activities, and its family life and home ranges.

The book also talks about the conservation of book. Sources: The Safari Companion and The Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African Wild. Books aside, that’s about as much detail as you will get from most online sources. Not even Wikipedia gets into the nitty-gritty of what plant species they are specifically eating (1).

Elephants have no predators in the wild. However, human activities have decimated their populations by poaching and encroaching on their. A Baby Elephant In The Wild (, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers) is a Junior Library Guild Select, and Elephant Don: The Politics Of A Pachyderm Posse (University of Chicago Press) came out in Her debut novel was Ivory Ghosts (Random House).Written:   Peter Beard, Wildlife Photographer on the Wild Side, Dies at 82 Mr.

Beard’s best-known work was the book “The End of the Game,” first published in The elephant ran a tusk. Elephants have lived peaceful lives around Kilimanjaro for centuries but the pathways they have used are disappearing as land is being farmed and.

The Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African Wild- Lawrence Anthony (): Memoir of Anthony’s experiences with a herd of “rogue” wild elephants that he was asked to accept into a game reserve. His battle to create a bond with the elephants, and.

Elephants are mammals of the family Elephantidae and the largest existing land animals. Three species are currently recognised: the African bush elephant, the African forest elephant, and the Asian elephant.

Elephantidae is the only surviving family of the order Proboscidea ; Class: Mammalia. The photographs will be the subject of a book -- conceived by the Tsavo Trust as a means of raising awareness and funds -- called "Land of Giants" and featuring shots of the elephants of Tsavo.

African elephants range throughout the savannas of sub-Saharan Africa and the rainforests of central and West Africa. The continent’s northernmost elephants are found in Sahel area of Mali.

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“Family is very important to elephants,” notes O’Connell (Elephant Scientist, ), taking advantage of a serendipitous birth in a wild herd to observe and describe how adorable little “Liza”—“Even her belly and toenails are pink”—is nurtured and protected by her mother and other family members through her first few months.

Reinforcing that message, the color photos almost without Author: Caitlin O’Connell. The African Elephant is the largest land animal on Earth and can be found in multiple countries throughout the continent. The biggest African elephants have been measured at m long, m high, weighing up to 6 tonnes – they really do dwarf any.

The elephant is the national animal of Sri Lanka, and this island has clung onto its populations of wild elephants – a recognised subspecies, and the largest of all Asian elephants. They are protected in national parks including Yala, Udawalawe and Wilpattu.

The best time to visit is at the end of the dry season when you’ll enjoy herds gathering at waterholes. In Myanmar wild baby elephants are captured for sale as performance animals in Thailand. Additionally, ab Asian elephants are thought to be kept in captivity on the Asian continent, employed either as entertainment or as service animals.

It is unknown how many of. Last Chain on Billie: How One Extraordinary Elephant Escaped the Big Top Carol Bradley () Against the backdrop of a glittering but brutal circus world, Last Chain charts the history of elephants in America, the inspiring story of The Elephant Sanctuary, and the spell-binding tale of Billie—a resilient elephant who defied the system.

Liza is a baby elephant born in the Namibian desert. Travel with Liza and her family as they search for food and water. The stunning photographs will make you feel like part of the herd.

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Culling elephants from the wild could be a brutal process, but Williams implemented gentler methods that benefited both elephant and human alike. Bandoola would play a starring role in Williams.

Baby Elephants are often the victims of these conflicts and find themselves without a family. Through our partnership with Game Rangers International, a non-profit conservation organisation, Lilayi Lodge is giving them a home and a family at the Lilayi Elephant Nursery with the hope of re-introducing them to the wild.

Get this from a library. Elephants: life in the wild. [Monica Kulling; Michael S Maydak] -- Describes the physical characteristics, habitat, family life, and eating habits of both African and Asian elephants. elephant sanctuary > into the wild elephant camp - full day program Into the Wild Elephant Camp - Full day At Into the Wild, the elephants are free to do what they love the most as they roam in the vast forest, play contentedly in the refreshing river and enjoy their long lives post-retirement.

Like most Asian elephants arriving in the United States during this era, Billie is believed to have been captured from the wild, separated from her family, and shipped to the United States.

After a short time at the Southwick Zoo in Mendon, MA, Billie was sold into the performing industry. Zoos Shorten Elephants' Lives, Study Says born in zoos have shorter life spans than do Asian elephants brought to the zoos from the wild, helped make audio recordings of books a. The plan to ship 18 elephants from Africa to zoos in the USA makes me wild.

Zoos are no place for elephants. Wild India: Elephant Attacks One of the most frightening experiences in the wild is due to elephant encounters. In the first part of this Wild India: Elephant Attacks series, I will just recount two experiences and the reasons behind elephants charging at humans.

In the second part of the series, I will explain the signs of knowing how to decipher the elephant behaviour and know that a charge. I refer to a specific case in my upcoming book, BRIDGE TO THE WILD (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers, August 2, ) in a chapter called Circle of Love, about the three African elephants in the elephant exhibit at Zoo Atlanta.

When the dominant female, Dotti, passes away, overnight, the second-ranking Kelly became dominant and. The African Elephant population that once showed promising signs of recovery, could be at risk due to the recent surge in poaching for the illegal ivory trade.

Learn more about the African elephant, as well as the threats this species faces, what WWF is. Of five Asian elephants born in the 12 months preceding Junethree are already dead. Freedom From Abuse. Wild: Aside from humans, elephants have no natural enemies.

When left alone, elephants are very peaceful creatures. Captive: Elephants in captivity are routinely beaten, shocked, abused, and chained for long periods of time. Despite. Elephants are sensitive and complex social animals who seek the companionship of other elephants, preferably their own families.

With a life span of years, elephants will grieve and mourn when a herd member dies and elephants have been observed visiting the bones of deceased herd members and touching these with their trunks.

George Peress Sanderson (–) was a British naturalist who worked in the public works department in the princely state of began a system for capturing wild elephants that were destructive to agriculture so as to use them in captivity.

He was known in the popular press as the "Elephant King" and wrote a book on his life in the forests of India. Threats to Wild Elephants • No room to roam: The greatest threat to wild Asian elephants is habitat loss and hout the tropics, humans have cleared large areas of forest and have rapidly populated river valleys and plains.

The Elephant Whisperer is a heartwarming, exciting, funny, and sometimes sad account of Anthony's experiences with these huge yet sympathetic creatures. Set against the background of life on an African game reserve, with unforgettable characters and exotic wildlife, it is a delightful book that will appeal to animal lovers and adventurous souls.

Into The Wild Elephant Camp is an elephant sanctuary and education center in beautiful Northern Thailand. At Into the Wild, the elephants are free to do what they love the most as they roam the vast forest, play contentedly in the refreshing river and enjoy their long lives post-retirement.5/5().

In Thailand there are over national parks, not all have elephants but I highlighted a few places where elephants are enjoying the wild side of life.

Kui Buri With approximately elephants and lots of open spaces, Kui Buri boasts it is the best place in Thailand to see wild : Gemma Annan. African Elephant Population African elephants are rated ‘Vulnerable’ by the IUCN. The African elephant population is estimated at aroundindividuals, however, numbers in the last century were estimated to be between 3 and 5 million.

Elephant pregnancies are the longest of any mammals, a full 22 months.The elephant Kala Nag is respected by the British first for his work in their military, and later for his service in capturing wild elephants to be broken into service.

Kipling characterizes this exploitation benignly, saying that "Elephants are very strictly preserved by the Indian Government," yet he describes not preservation in the sense of.