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Giants of the monsoon forest : living and working with elephants / Jacob Shell
BOOK | W.W. Norton & Company | [2019] | First edition.
Available at Meadowdale (599.67 S)

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Edition
First edition.
Descript.
255 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Catching elephants -- Powers of trunk and mind -- Muddy exodus -- A counterpoint in Africa -- Breakable chains -- Strange behaviors -- Camps and villages -- Pencil lines on a map -- Flood relief elephant.
Summary
Documents the complex working relationship between the elephants of Burma and India and their human riders, revealing how Asia's secret forest culture may offer a way to save the endangered species.
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9780393247763 (hardcover)
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