This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: 1. The Problem 2. The Land of the Elephant 3. The Renewal of Life 4. A Megavegetarian versus the Vegetation 5. Raiders and Rogues 6. Growth and Family Life 7. Seasonal Rhythms 8. The Ivory Hunters 9. The March of Time 10. Epilogue. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: Raman Sukumar is a leading naturalist and a key member of "Project Elephant," a plan set up by the Indian government to protect the elephant along the lines of "Project Tiger." This book is a highly readable account of his experiences during ten years of research on the Indian elephant. Anecdotal, but at the same time thoroughly sound in terms of its scholarship, the book looks at the relationship of the Indian elephant to the people with which it shares the land, and the elephants' effects on the environment and the ecology of southern India. It also gives a full account of elephant behavior and the effects of environmental degradation and ivory poaching. This highly readable account will prove fascinating reading for everyone interested in the dramatic story of the Indian elephant and the fight to protect its endangered habitats.
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Raman Sukumar is a faculty member of the Center of Science at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. He is a leading expert on the Indian elephant and a key figure in the fight to preserve this majestic animal.
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Buchbeschreibung Oxford University Press, 1996. Paperback. Buchzustand: Used: Good. We ship International with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! j. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0195638212D