By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 10/24/2016 - 06:38
In the animal world, changes happen that make aninmals better. The animals must adapt to what is going on around them. These changes take a long time.
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By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 10/24/2016 - 06:29
This beautifully illustrated book surveys a wide range of elephant lore in Thailand, past and present. It looks at the religious, artistic, and literary background to Thai attitudes toward the elephant and assesses the role of the elephant in present-day Thai life.
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By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 10/24/2016 - 06:21
Most elephants in America live in circuses and zoos, and their lives are very different from what they would be in the wild. But there's a very special place in Tennessee called the Elephant Sanctuary, where elephants can finally have the freedom to roam and have elephant friends. Why do elephants come to the Elephant Sanctuary, and what is their everyday life like there? Some are like Shirley, who performed in a circus before an injury forced early retirement and a transfer to a zoo.
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By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 10/24/2016 - 06:13
In this stunning showcase, photographers Daryl and Sharna Balfour present a celebration of the most magnificent awe-inspiring land animal on earth. This incredible collection of over 200 photographs, reveals the fascinating lives of African elephants, their individual behavior, and even their intriguing social relationships. AFRICAN ELEPHANTS is truly a remarkable chronicle of this majestic creature, a book that is only surpassed by the incredible photography exhibited here.
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By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 10/24/2016 - 06:07
Naturalist O'Connell's memoir of her 14 years researching the complexities of elephant behavior is a successful combination of science and soulfulness, explaining her groundbreaking theory of how elephants use seismic communication; she also sympathetically illuminates current social and ecological conditions in Africa.
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By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 10/24/2016 - 05:48
For millennia, people all over the world have revered, adored, and exploited elephants. In Thailand, a pregnant woman ducks under an elephant's belly in hopes of having an easy delivery; a tycoon builds an elephant-shaped skyscraper; and pirate loggers feed amphetamines to their elephants to make them haul back-breaking loads. In India, milling worshippers dance with gilded tuskers at ecstatic temple festivals.
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