By Archiver
Sun, 10/14/2018 - 16:43
A natural history rich in observation of the animal world and how humans participate in it, Silent Thunderis also a passionate story of scientist Katy Payne’s spiritual quest as she turns a keen eye on her role in this world.
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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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By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 10/24/2016 - 09:13
For centuries elephants in Thailand have been revered as a national symbol, worshiped as living gods and employed as beasts of burden in the nation's thriving timber industry. But when logging was banned in Thailand in 1990, these noble animals fell on hard times. Reduced to performing tricks for tourists by day and illegal heavy labor by night, Thailand's elephants were exhausted, malnourished, and dying in alarming numbers. Hearing of their plight, a pair of unlikely heroes came to the rescue, Wildly eccentric Russian emigre artists Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid devised a brilliant scheme: to create the world's first quadruped occupational retraining program-a network of art schools for unemployed elephants.
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By Archiver
Fri, 10/12/2018 - 10:47
Spanning several decades and three continents, Modoc is one of the most amazing true animal stories ever told.
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