By Naturenomics Team
Wed, 08/21/2019 - 13:38

A Hindi film star . . . an American missionary . . . twins separated at birth . . . a dwarf chauffeur . . . a serial killer . . . all are on a collision course. In the tradition of A Prayer for Owen Meany, Irving's characters transcend nationality. They are misfits--coming from everywhere, belonging nowhere. Set almost entirely in India, this is John Irving's most ambitious novel and a major publishing event.

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By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 10/24/2016 - 04:47
The story of an elephant named Ruby and her life at the Phoenix Zoo, where she creates paintings (with a brush on canvas) that are displayed around the country. An introductory section describes her artistic activities; George then provides chronological coverage of her years at the zoo and concludes with a more complete and focused discussion of her painting and its significance.
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By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 10/24/2016 - 07:26
On behalf of the Bombay Nature History Museum, Ajay Desai started to study asian elephants behaviour and ecology at Mudumalai in south India in the 80's. A task as much difficult as dangerous. Since then he is known as one of the best experts on the asian elephants life in the wild, and is a member of the IUCN's Asian elephant specialist group.
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By Naturenomics Team
Tue, 10/25/2016 - 04:31
A zookeeper narrates the story of how there came to be graves at the zoo: when Tokyo was showered with bombs during the bleak days of World War II, the authorities feared that if the zoo were destroyed, the animals might accidentally be freed and wreak havoc on the city. So they decided that all the zoo animals would be killed
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