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Elephant Don: The Politics of a Pachyderm Posse
Elephant Don: The Politics of a Pachyderm Posse
by Caitlin O'connell
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Meet Greg. Heandrsquo;s a stocky guy with an outsized swagger. Heandrsquo;s been the intimidating yet sociable don of his posse of friendsandmdash;including Abe, Keith, Mike, Kevin, Torn Trunk, and Willie. But one arid summer the tide begins to shift and... (read more)

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The Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African Wild
The Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African Wild
by Lawrence Anthony
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Meet Greg. Heandrsquo;s a stocky guy with an outsized swagger. Heandrsquo;s been the intimidating yet sociable don of his posse of friendsandmdash;including Abe, Keith, Mike, Kevin, Torn Trunk, and Willie. But one arid summer the tide begins to shift and... (read more)

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Behemoth: The History of the Elephant in America
Behemoth: The History of the Elephant in America
by Ronald B Tobias
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In the two hundred years since their arrival in America, elephants have worked on farms, mills, mines, and railroads, in Hollywood, and in professional baseball. They've contributed to the national discourse on civil rights, immigration, politics... (read more)

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Last Chain on Billie: How One Extraordinary Elephant Escaped the Big Top
Last Chain on Billie: How One Extraordinary Elephant Escaped the Big Top
by Carol Bradley
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Left in the wild, Billie the elephant would have spent her life surrounded by her family, free to wander the jungles of Asia. Instead, she was captured as a baby and shipped to America where she arrived in the mid 1950s, long before circus and zoo-goers... (read more)

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Jumbo: The Unauthorised Biography of a Victorian Sensation
Jumbo: The Unauthorised Biography of a Victorian Sensation
by John Sutherland
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Born in 1861 in French Sudan, imported to Paris as a two year old calf, then later sold to the London Zoo at Regent's Park, Jumbo the elephant delighted countless children (including Winston Churchill and Theodore Roosevelt) with rides and treats gently... (read more)

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Jumbo: The Unauthorised Biography of a Victorian Sensation
Jumbo: The Unauthorised Biography of a Victorian Sensation
by John Sutherland
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Born in 1861 in French Sudan, imported to Paris as a two year old calf, then later sold to the London Zoo at Regent's Park, Jumbo the elephant delighted countless children (including Winston Churchill and Theodore Roosevelt) with rides and treats gently... (read more)

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Love, Life, and Elephants: An African Love Story
Love, Life, and Elephants: An African Love Story
by Daphne Sheldrick
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She likes tea, sews, draws on papers, and she is a self-taught master of tying and untying knots. But she is not a crafty woman of the DIY set: she is Wattana, an orangutan who lives in the Jardin de Plantes Zoo in Paris. And it is in Paris where Chris... (read more)

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Love, Life, and Elephants: An African Love Story
Love, Life, and Elephants: An African Love Story
by Daphne Sheldrick
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The first person to successfully raise newborn elephants, Dame Daphne Sheldrick has saved countless African animals from certain death. In this indelible and deeply heartfelt memoir, Daphne tells of her remarkable career as a conservationist and... (read more)

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Ivory's Ghosts: The White Gold of History and the Fate of Elephants
Ivory's Ghosts: The White Gold of History and the Fate of Elephants
by John Frederick Walker
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“Well-written and informative.”—Foreign Affairs “[An] entertaining chronicle...Ivorys Ghosts admirably tells the story of this enchanting substance while making clear that as long as there are elephants, there will be ivory. Now... (read more)

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Love, War, and Circuses: The Age-Old Relationship Between Elephants and Humans
Love, War, and Circuses: The Age-Old Relationship Between Elephants and Humans
by Eric Scigliano
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"Richly informative . . . clear and enjoyable." Publishers Weekly "Delightful . . . scientifically literate and packed with anecdotes and lively digressions." Minneapolis Star-Tribune "Crammed with fascinating material on everything from natural history... (read more)

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The African Elephant: Twilight in Eden
The African Elephant: Twilight in Eden
by Roger L Disilvestro
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From The National Audubon Society, an internationally known organization working on behalf of environmental and wildlife conservation causes, comes this exquisite photographic essay on the African elephant. Using dozens of full-color photographs, it... (read more)

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Ivory's Ghosts: the White Gold of History and the Fate of Elephants (10 Edition)
Ivory's Ghosts: the White Gold of History and the Fate of Elephants (10 Edition)
by John Frederick Walker
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Praised for the nuance and sensitivity with which it approaches one of the most fraught conservation issues we face today, John Frederick Walkerand#8217;s Ivoryand#8217;s Ghosts tells the astonishing story of the power of ivory through the ages, and its... (read more)

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Ashes and Snow
Ashes and Snow
by Gregory Colbert
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The Santa Monica catalogue gathers all the photographic artworks on display at the Santa Monica exhibition in 2005 as well as more than one hundred additional images from the Ashes and Snow collection. Since 1992, Gregory Colbert has been filming... (read more)

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The Cowboy and His Elephant
The Cowboy and His Elephant
by Malcolm Macpherson
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In the late 1980s, a female baby elephant was born on the plains of Southern Africa. In a "cull," her family was slaughtered. Only the newborn female's life was spared. Terrified and bewildered the young elephant was transported to America to be sold... (read more)

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Elephas Maximus: A Portrait of the Indian Elephant
Elephas Maximus: A Portrait of the Indian Elephant
by Stephen Alter
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"Entertaining and informative. Lyrical descriptions... An elegant paean to the Indian elephant and a wake-up call for its protection." Library... (read more)

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The Life and Lore of the Elephant
The Life and Lore of the Elephant
by Robert Delort
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The lovely Discoveries series, originally published in French by Gallimard, and now translated and reprinted by Abrams, comprises small (5x7") lavishly illustrated books on a variety of subjects, with contemporary text as well as excerpts from... (read more)

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The Cowboy and His Elephant
The Cowboy and His Elephant
by Malcolm Macpherson
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In the late 1980s, a female baby elephant was born on the plains of Southern Africa. In a "cull," her family was slaughtered. Only the newborn female's life was spared. Terrified and bewildered the young elephant was transported to America to be sold... (read more)

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Elephants: Majestic Creatures of the Wild
Elephants: Majestic Creatures of the Wild
by Jeheskel Shoshani
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A lovely and informative exposition, combining color photos and text by more than 30 contributing experts, produced with care by Welden Owen Pty Limited of Australia. Rodale brings credit to itself by co- publishing this attractive, authoritative... (read more)

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The Astonishing Elephant: An Ardent Appreciation of an Astonishing Animal
The Astonishing Elephant: An Ardent Appreciation of an Astonishing Animal
by Shana Alexander
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To the Elephant Graveyard
To the Elephant Graveyard
by Tarquin Hall
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