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Working elephants

Maggie Da Silva

Working elephants

by Maggie Da Silva

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Published by Grolier Educational in Danbury, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elephants -- Juvenile literature,
  • Elephants

  • About the Edition

    Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, distribution, and care of elephants.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Maggie da Silva.
    SeriesNature"s children
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.P98 D3 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL660570M
    ISBN 100717290727
    LC Control Number97005952
    OCLC/WorldCa36485799

      A journey through the hidden world of elephants and their riders. High in the mountainous rainforests of Burma and India grow some of the world’s last stands of mature, wild teak. For more than a thousand years, people here have worked with elephants to log these otherwise impassable forests and move people and goods (often illicitly) under cover of the forest canopy.   Get creative A group of photographers and writers published a book (called 32 Souls, because Laotians believe that elephants and humans have 32 .

    Elephant, as a Spirit, Totem, and Power Animal, can help! Elephant teaches how to nourish the mind, body, and spirit, so you are strong during trying times. Delve deeply in Elephant symbolism and meaning to find out how this Animal Spirit Guide can support, guide, and strengthen you. Elephant Table of Contents. Elephant Symbolism & Meaning. Working with elephants is both exciting and frustrating, Plotnik said. "This work, from planning to completion, took a year and a half," he noted. "They are extremely intelligent and extremely.

      It is important to note that the elephant is highly endangered. There were once millions of African elephants who roamed the entire continent. Now their numbers are estimated at around , and mainly found in sub-Saharan Asian elephant is even more critical. Its numbers are down to only ab In her book Elephant Company, Unlike others, Williams followed the mahouts’ ways of working with elephants. He trusted the mahouts, because they grew up with these elephants and could intuit things about them. They also respected and loved their elephants, and .


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In his new book titled for these elephants, Giants Of The Monsoon Forest: Living And Working With Elephants, geographer Jacob Shell describes the lives of these animals with details Author: Barbara J. King. Working Elephants (Nature's Children) [Da Silva, Maggie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Working Elephants (Nature's Children) Skip to main contentAuthor: Maggie Da Silva. While elephants did play a big part in the war in Burma, the book is really about Elephant Bill and the elephants he loved. The first part of the book is about Williams going to Burma working for a teak tree logging company, living in the jungle and learning about elephants/5(K).

Fact file: Working elephants --Natural habitats --Oldest ancestors --Asian elephants --African elephants --Helping people --War and peace --Built for work --Hauling logs --Learning a job --Bath time --At the circus --Feature photo --Jumbo's story --At the zoo --Meal times --Clever animals --Loyal beasts --Elephant talk --Mating time --A baby is.

Working Working elephants book. [Maggie Da Silva] -- Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, distribution, and care of elephants. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Working elephants by Maggie Da Silva Published by Grolier Educational in Danbury, : Having a broader knowledge of these issues, how they can manifest themselves, and some options to help diffuse them would serve anyone working with elephants well.

A book that goes in depth into that topic is “Elephants on the Edge”, this book is specifically geared towards elephants, but other behavioral information would be helpful as well. Official site of award-winning book, Juggling Elephants. Authors are Jones Loflin and Todd Musig. Focus is time management and work life balance.

While a portion of the book is about the elephant company in World War II, it is more about Jim Williams, better known as "Elephant Bill," who worked for the British to oversee logging operations in Burma after World War I/5(K). Best-selling, reliably entertaining, and thought-provoking Picoult's newest multifaceted novel is redolent with elephant lore that explores the animals' behavior when faced with death and grief, and combines a poignant tale of human loss with a perplexing crime story that delivers a.

Sammy Haddock started working with elephants when he joined the Ringling Brothers circus in On his deathbed in he revealed the crule methods used to train baby elephants at the circus.

David Montgomery wrote in the Washington Post, “In a page notarized declaration, dated Aug. 28, before he took sick, Haddock describes how, in. Elephants are intelligent, affectionate animals that will often overwork themselves to please their masters.

Learn this and many other interesting facts about working elephants in this book that is filled with many color photographs. The prisoners admired the intelligence and grace of working elephants and calculated that each PoW worked as well as oneth of an elephant. It was a very British time.

An atmospheric, gritty, and compelling novel of star-crossed lovers, set in the circus world circaby the bestselling author of Riding Lessons. When Jacob Jankowski, recently orphaned and suddenly adrift, jumps onto a passing train, he enters a world of freaks, drifters, and misfits, a second-rate circus strug/5(K).

Psychology researcher and professor at the University of Virginia, Jonathan Haidt, coined this concept in his book, The Happiness Hypothesis, as follows: “The image I came up with for myself, as I marveled at my weakness [of willpower], was that I was a rider on the back of an elephant.

The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee exists to – provide captive elephants with individualized care, the companionship of a herd, and the opportunity to live out their lives in a safe haven dedicated to their well-being – educate the public of the complex needs of elephants in captivity and the crisis facing elephants.

Shell examines why the complex tradition of working with elephants has endured with Asian elephants, but not with their counterparts in Africa. And he shows us how Asia’s secret forest culture might offer a way to save the elephants.

Elephants are mammals of the family Elephantidae and the largest existing land animals. Three species are currently recognised: the African bush elephant, the African forest elephant, and the Asian ntidae is the only surviving family of the order Proboscidea; extinct members include the family Elephantidae also contains several now-extinct groups, including the.

In one of the most moving scenes in the book, Bandoola and the other elephants build an "elephant stairway" to escape the Japanese. this put to the test his 25 years of working with elephants.

"Shooting an Elephant" is an essay by English writer George Orwell, called upon to shoot an aggressive elephant while working as a police officer in Burma.

Because the locals expect him to do the job, he does so against his better judgment, his anguish increased by the elephant's slow and painful death. Heinemann Educational Books. Water for Elephants is the third novel by the Canadian-American author Sarah book was published in by Algonquin Books of Chapel historical fiction novel follows a 20th century circus drama.

Gruen wrote the book as part of the National Novel Writing Month. Elmer By David McKee 1. 2. There is a herd of elephants.

Young elephants, old elephants, tall elephants, fat elephants and thin elephants. All elephants have the same colour: GREY. All, except Elmer. 2. 3. Elmer is different. Elmer is patchwork.The work here differs as rather than working with the elephants directly, you will be working to quash the issues that these animals face every day, namely habitat degradation and conflict with locals, and the work you will be doing will be invaluable to help ensure a future for the elephants in the area.