The Last Wild Elephant

Cover of: The Last Wild Elephant | Wendy Kerner

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Written in English

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  • Animal stories,
  • Animals - Elephants,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Elephants,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s All Ages - Fiction - General,
  • Children"s Books/All Ages,
  • Children: Kindergarten

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Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11819600M
ISBN 101420865374
ISBN 109781420865370

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In fact, the Asian elephant is considered an endangered species. The story The Last Wild Elephant is about a compassionate young boy, Jeremy, who becomes interested and concerned about elephants after finding a fascinating informational book about them. Witnessing elephants in captivity leaves him feeling very disappointed.

So, he vows to save money, learn all he can about elephants, and go find them in the wild Price: $ Featuring more than full-color photos of the breathtaking animals by some of the world's top wildlife photographers, The Last Elephants was inspired by the devastating results of the continent-wide Great Elephant Census ofundertaken by Elephants without Borders in tandem with the world's most prominent conservation groups.

The book joins together the voices and vision of scientists, /5(28). William shares these sentiments in a foreword to The Last Elephants, a new book celebrating the magnificence, the lives, habitat and The Last Wild Elephant book faced by elephants.

A breathtaking new photographic book backed by the Royal Family is calling for an end to the illegal slaughter of African elephants. The Last Elephants, compiled by Don Pinnock and Colin Bell, features stunning colour photographs taken by some of the world’s most experienced wildlife photographers.

It is hoped this book will create awareness of the devastating loss of elephant lives in Africa and stem the tide of poaching and hunting Penguin Random House SA Publisher 27 March - Author: Penguin Random House SA. The inspiring true story of "the Indiana Jones of conservation." ―The Guardian (UK) When Lawrence Anthony, author of The Elephant Whisperer, cared for not only elephants but other types of wildlife, including rhinos, on his nature reserve.

So when he learned that there were only a handful of northern white rhinos left in the wild, living in an area of the Congo controlled by the infamous Reviews:   THE LAST WILD is a whimsical tale, the story of a boy discovering his voice.

It reminded me a little of THE LITTLE PRINCE, maybe because of the cover and chapter heading illustrations, and because like that book, THE LAST WILD can be read on /5(). Parents need to know that The Last Wild, by British first-time author Piers Torday, is a thoroughly original, compelling mix of familiar ingredients: dystopian futures, prison-like boarding schools, hero's journeys, technologically enhanced villains, and lovable animals.

With Graham Spence, he is the author of Babylon's Ark: The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo, The Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African Wild, and The Last Rhinos: My Battle to Save One of the World's Greatest Creatures.

GRAHAM SPENCE is a journalist and editor. Originally from South Africa, he lives in s: K. CE3C8AEFED95BD3 "THE WILD ELEPHANT" is a channel filled with so much wildlife and ecotourism. Our documentaries range from epic wildlife videos abou. This magnificent book offers chapters written by the most prominent people in the realm of conservation and wildlife, among them researchers, conservationists, film makers, criminologists, TV.

Lawrence Anthony devoted his life to animal conservation, protecting the world's endangered species. Then he was asked to accept a herd of "rogue" wild elephants on his Thula Thula game reserve in Zululand.

His common sense told him to refuse, but he was the herd's last chance of survival:. The Last Wild Series Piers Torday Kester Jaynes lives in a world run by a corporation, where animals are almost extinct. When some of the survivors track him down, he learns that he’s one of the few people who can communicate with them — and they need him to save them.

How to Train a Wild Elephant is an accessible, helpful, and thoughtful book.”—Dr. Arnie Kozak, Beliefnet blogger for Mindfulness Matters “This warm, welcoming, and wise book invites us to practice mindfulness now, right in the midst of s:   This is a counter to the gloomy future portrayed for African elephants by this book.

In my view, The Last Elephants is a powerful piece of propaganda for the protectionist, animal-rightist and anti-hunting movement—people who by and large do not live permanently in rural Africa alongside large and dangerous animals.

Many only visit rural Africa to conduct their ecotourism businesses, or to do exciting and career-enhancing research in wild. An inspiring story of conservation in the face of brutal war and bureaucratic quagmires, The Last Rhinos will move animal lovers everywhere.

Conservationist Lawrence Anthony's South African wildlife reserve protects elephants and many other animals, including several endangered Southern White s: With more than full-color photos of the animals by top wildlife photographers, The Last Elephants was inspired by the devastating results of the Great Elephant Census ofundertaken by Elephants without Borders in tandem with prominent conservation groups.

The book joins together the voices and vision of scientists, lawmakers, rangers, conservationists and on-the-ground researchers to speak out.

About The Last Wild “A hugely inventive adventure.” —Eoin Colfer, New York Times bestselling author of the Artemis Fowl series In a world where animals are slowly fading into extinction, twelve-year-old Kester Jaynes feels as if he hardly exists either.

Bays offers 52 ways to focus attention, a handy format for spending a year training your wild elephant mind one week at a time. I read this book on my kindle, but I am going to buy the paperback edition immediately so that I can have it around to refer to frequently and remind myself to practice.4/5(84).

The Last Elephants Colin Bell and Don Pinnock. Smithsonian, $ trade paper (p) ISBN In this comprehensive volume of essays and extraordinary photos, environmental activist.

As a child in South Africa, spending summers exploring the wild with his boyhood friends, Lyall Watson came face to face with his first elephant. This "entertaining and enchanting" work (Washington Post Book World) chronicles how Watson's fascination grew into a lifelong quest to understand the nature and behavior of this impressive creature/5(23).

At Into the Wild, the elephants are free to do what they love the most as they roam in the vast forest, play contentedly in the refreshing river, and enjoy their long lives post-retirement.

With the full-day program, you will spend the day observing, feeding, and bathing the elephants. We will take. By the time my daughter Charlotte was born inthe numbers of savannah elephants had crashed to justAt the current pace of illegal poaching, when Charlotte turns twenty-five the African elephant could be gone from the wild.

HRH Prince William, Duke of Cambridge An elephant is killed in Africa every 15 s: Elephant Giving Birth in Nature | Wild Life Welcome. Have a nice time watching our content. Our channel shares the content of wildlife life, lively images.

“The Babar the Elephant book is sitting in front of me. I pick it up and start reading it. I remember reading it as a small Boy and enjoying it and imagining that I was friends with Babar, his constant Companion during all of his adventures.

He went to the moon, I went with him. He fought Tomb Raiders in Egypt, I fought alongside him. Called “the last of the adventurers,” Mr. Beard photographed African fauna at great personal risk, and well into old age could party till dawn.

He had been missing for 19 days. The book, with comprehensive information, hard facts and figures, and with emotional appeal, presents a powerful message – true to its title – these could be the last elephants and could see their final demise in less than three decades.

The authors, in this superbly compiled book, have gathered together experts from all over Africa. Photographic art and conservation biology are a potent combination in this new book due out in late September Pre-order now to receive copies signed by Art Wolfe.

Photos accompanied by an informative text by leading conservation biologist Dr. Samuel Wasser and an introduction by bestselling author Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson. THE LAST WILD by for their simple delivery. His sorrow is palpable, but he stoically endures the cruelty of humans until Ruby the baby elephant is abused.

In a pivotal scene, Ivan finally admits his domain is a cage, and rather than let Ruby live and die in grim circumstances, he promises to save her. that the creative wells are running. The last elephant in the vicinity of the Cape peninsula was killed in and elephant populations west of the Knysna region were extirpated prior to By the remaining Cape elephants had retreated into forests along the foothills of the Outeniqua / Tsitsikamma coastal mountain range around Knysna, and dense scrub-thickets of the Addo.

Anthony's second book, The Elephant Whisperer, published by Pan Macmillan, tells the story of his adventures and relationship with a rescued herd of African elephants.

Anthony's third book, The Last Rhinos, published by Sidgwick & Jackson, is the true story of Anthony's involvement to rescue the remaining Northern White rhinoceros in the DR Congo. 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.

The elephants had left the sanctuary belt and were moving towards the fields when, prevented by a stretch of solar fencing adjoining the NH, they took to wild. The wild elephant, thought to be 15 years old, died in a river in Silent Valley National Park in Kerala’s Palakkad district last week from fatal injuries inside her mouth caused by the explosive.

Wild Elephants is a celebration of these wondrous gentle giants, of the renewed efforts countries are taking to protect their natural heritage, and of what we can do to empower local populations to safeguard the survival of a magnificent species. Hardcover: pages; Publisher: Earth Aware Editions (Octo ) Language: English; ISBN   Inthere were between five and 10 million wild African elephants, plying the entire African continent in large bands.

EarthTalk is now a book. Details and order information at: www. These are amongst the last images captured of her. Shortly after they were taken, she died of natural causes. She had survived through periods of terrible poaching and it was a victory that her life was not ended prematurely by a snare, bullet or poisoned arrow.

F_MU1 was an elephant that few people outside Tsavo knew about. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. A Baby Elephant in the Wild On Booklist Review and The Junior Library Guild Selection Author: Caitlin O’Connell Photographs by: Caitlin O’Connell & Timothy Rodwell Publisher: HMH Books – Ma Non-Fiction The Junior Library Guild Selection, A Baby Elephant in the Wild, takes you into the desert of Namibia for a first-hand look into the life of newborn Liza and her family/5(42).

After weeks of searching, conservationists find a family of three wild elephants. With fewer than remaining in China, this is an incredible discovery. After weeks of searching, conservationists find a family of three wild elephants.

(From "Last Lions of India," Season 5) Wild. The project to photograph the elephants of Tsavo began in August and culminated in a new book entitled “Land of Giants.”. Tsavo is home to some of the last remaining “big tuskers.The last extinction wiped out the dinosaurs.

At the mean time we are underway on the sixth mass extinction and it is caused by humans. According to modern day turbulence obviously there will be devastating effects on future.”-Tharindu Muthukumarana (Author of “The Life of Last Proboscideans: Elephants”). There used to be millions of elephants living across African and Asia.

Now, there are far fewer elephants in the wild. In Africa, there are aboutelephants in the wild, and ab in Asia. Elephants are endangered because they are losing their natural habitat.

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