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Elephant destiny : biography of an endangered species in Africa

Author: Martin Meredith
Publisher: New York : Public Affairs, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For thousands of years, the majestic elephant has roamed the African continent, as beloved by man as it has been preyed upon. But centuries of exploitation and ivory hunting have taken their toll: now, as wars and poachers continue to ravage its habitat, as disease and political strife deflect attention from its plight, the African elephant faces imminent extinction. What will become of these magnificent beasts' As  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Meredith, Martin.
Elephant destiny.
New York : Public Affairs, ©2004
(OCoLC)57440899
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Meredith
ISBN: 9780786728381 0786728388
OCLC Number: 814246078
Notes: Originally published as Africa's elephant by Hodder & Stoughton in 2001.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 244 pages)
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""1. Manyara""; ""2. The Land of Punt""; ""3. Arms and the Elephant""; ""4. Roman Games""; ""5. Protégés of the Gods""; ""6. The Elephants� Graveyard""; ""7. Nature�s Masterpiece""; ""8. Footholds on the Coast""; ""9. The Cape of Death""; ""10. Zanzibar�s Tune""; ""11. The Khartoum Run""; ""12. Heart of Darkness""; ""13. Rivers of Ivory""; ""14. Jumbo and Friends""; ""15. Safe Havens""; ""16. Ancestors""; ""17. Enter the Scientists""; ""18. Family Life""; ""19. Mating Pandemonium""; ""20. Body and Mind""; ""21. Rumbles""; ""22. Death"" 23. The Culling Option24. Ivory Wars --
25. An Image of Liberty --
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Index
Responsibility: Martin Meredith.

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An illuminating history of one of the earth's most magnificent creatures-and a passionate plea to save it from extinction. For thousands of years, the majestic elephant has roamed the African  Read more...

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