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Overview

From The National Audubon Society, an internationally known organization working on behalf of environmental and wildlife conservation causes, comes this exquisite photographic essay on the African elephant. Using dozens of full-color photographs, it depicts the life and struggles of these majestic beasts—from their significance in Roman, Greek and Victorian society to Africa's current fight to save its elephants. Examines all facets of the African elephant's life and provides in-depth coverage of one of the most widely covered conservation issues of today: the poaching and slaughtering of African elephants for their ivory.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471532071
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/28/1991
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 9.38(w) x 12.38(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents

Early History: Elephants, Romans, Greeks, and Victorians.

Safari: On the Track of Adventure.

The Hidden World of the African Elephant.

Africa Fights to Save Its Elephants.

References.

Illustration Credits.

Index.

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