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Desert Elephants by Helen Cowcher

Desert Elephants

by Helen Cowcher

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Each year the desert elephants of Mali, West Africa, travel a 300-mile path to search for water. They peacefully pass through the lands of the Tuareg, Dogon, and Fulani people while following the longest migration route of any elephant in the world. This insightful story with bold, dramatic illustrations shows how people work together to preserve the delicate balance of life in the desert and protect these magnificent elephants.… (more)



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Desert Elephants is an informational text about the elephants in Mali, West Africa. The central message of this book is to tell the story and importance of the last remaining desert elephants. The elephants are sacred and important to nearby villages and the villages try their best to look out for the elephants and the migration they take every year. ( )
  ChristineConrad | Mar 2, 2017 |
Informative and inspiring story about the peaceful coexistence between elephants and local people. More human-animal relationships of this kind are needed in the world! ( )
  Sullywriter | Apr 3, 2013 |
good story, good information at end of book. ( )
  melodyreads | Jan 25, 2013 |
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