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Seeing the Elephant: The Ties That Bind Elephants and Humans (Paperback)
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Seeing the Elephant: The Ties That Bind Elephants and Humans (Paperback)

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Paperback 368 Pages / Published: 16/01/2006
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For millennia, people all over the world have revered, adored and exploited elephants. In Thailand, a pregnant woman might duck under an elephant's belly to encourage an easy delivery; a tycoon has built an elephant-shaped skyscraper; and pirate loggers feed amphetamines to their elephants to make them haul backbreaking loads. In India, worshippers dance with gilded tuskers at ecstatic temple festivals. Scientists have proposed to restore lost ecosystems by reintroducing the elephants and mammoths that once ruled them. And generation after generation of readers have delighted in Babar, Horton and Dumbo. In a kaleidoscopic account rich in historic lore, surprising science and exotic adventure, Eric Scigliano traces an enduring, extraordinary relationship between species and shows how it still haunts and inspires us today.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9780747574712
Number of pages: 368
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
Edition: New edition

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