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Elephants: Majestic Creatures of the Wild (Mighty Creature Series)

by Jeheskel Shoshani

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A beautiful picture book, bought for Kelsey when she was little and loved elephants. I would find all sorts of elephant books and read them to her. She would be rapt.

That is, she loved them until she met her first one, during a preschool field trip. They were a lot bigger than she expected. That was the end of the elephants craze.
  wfzimmerman | Jun 7, 2007 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0816042942, Hardcover)

Elephants traces the evolution of the two living species, the African and the Asian elephant, from their earliest ancestors and discusses their physiology and behavior, including feeding habits, social interactions, reproduction, and migration. It documents their relationship with humans-not only as beasts of burden, but also as subjects of special significance in art, literature, religion, and culture.

Written by an international team of experts, Elephants covers:

Evolution and Biology, including The Elephant's Relatives; Comparing the Living Elephants; Anatomy and Physiology; Longevity and Mortality
Behavior and Environment, including Elephant Communication; Ecology and Behavior; Erosion by Elephants; Intelligence and Survival; Elephant Migration
Elephants and Humans, including Elephants Used as War Machines; Elephants as Beasts of Burden; Training Elephants; Elephants in Folklore, Religion, and Art Conservation and Management, including The Asian and African Elephant
Populations Today; Elephants in Captivity; The Rise and Fall of the Ivory Market.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:24:50 -0400)

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