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The elephant's secret sense : the hidden life of the wild herds of Africa

The elephant's secret sense : the hidden life of the wild herds of Africa

Author: Caitlin O'Connell
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : University of Chicago Press edView all editions and formats

Presents an account of the author's research into seismic listening and communication, chronicling the social lives of elephants over the course of 14 years in the Namibian wilderness. This title  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Caitlin O'Connell
ISBN: 9780226616742 0226616746
OCLC Number: 213358081
Notes: Originally published: New York : Free Press, ©2007.
Includes index.
Description: ix, 240 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Listening through limbs --
The Caprivi --
Wet season elephant wars --
Making sense of the elephant --
Tiptoeing elephants --
The dry season --
The mother of all elephants --
Elephants on the move --
Cracking elephant morse code --
Ivory ghosts --
The wheels of conservation --
Donna the dancer --
Back to Mushara in style --
Keeping an ear to the ground --
Wynona's last stand --
The gentlemen's club --
The sails of Mushara.
Responsibility: Caitlin O'Connell.
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"I was transported by the author's superbly sensuous descriptions of her years spent studying the animals.... Conjures a high-class nature documentary film in prose." - Steven Poole, Guardian "A ride Read more...

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