In early 16th century Rome, at the height of the Italian Renaissance, when artists such as Raphael, Michelangelo, and Leonardo thrived in the Holy City, the decadent court of Pope Leo X was a place where visitors could find pleasures and entertainment more exotic than anything they had previously imagined.
The Elephant's Foot: Prevention and Care of Foot Conditions in Captive Asian and by Blair A. Csuti, Eva Lee Sargent, Ursula S. Bechert
By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 10/24/2016 - 06:56
Maintaining the healthy foot condition of captive Asian and African elephants is one of the most important yet most difficult tasks for zookeepers, veterinarians, and researchers. Recognizing the need for a convenient and comprehensive health care manual, Blair Csuti, Eva Sargent and Ursula Bechert present The Elephant′s Foot. Born out of a national conference on elephant care and physiology, this book is backed by 46 of the foremost authorities on the subject.
By Naturenomics Team
Tue, 10/25/2016 - 04:15
Jumbo Ghosts is about both the ancient and mysterious bond we have with elephants, and why/how we've broken that bond in our modern zoos. Jumbo Ghosts is divided into three sections. Each chapter begins with bad news for elephants--followed by some good news. In the chapters in the first section, we look at the origins of our ancient and remarkable human-elephant bond--and at the origin of the dangers we've created for the elephants living in zoos.
Fri, 10/12/2018 - 11:28
On India's northeast frontier, a killer elephant is on the rampage, stalking Assam's paddy fields and murdering dozens of farmers. Local forestry officials, powerless to stop the elephant, call in one of India's last licensed elephant hunters and issue a warrant for the rogue's destruction.
Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:43
Cynthia Moss has studied the elephants in Kenya's Amboseli National Park for over twenty-seven years. Her long-term research has revealed much of what we now know about these complex and intelligent animals. Here she chronicles the lives of the members of the T families led by matriarchs Teresia, Slit Ear, Torn Ear, Tania, and Tuskless.