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The elephant"s secret sense

the hidden life of the wild herds of Africa

by Caitlin O"Connell

  • 164 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Oneworld in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Life Sciences,
  • Animals,
  • NATURE,
  • SCIENCE,
  • Conservation,
  • Behavior,
  • Mammals,
  • Zoology,
  • African elephant

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCaitlin O"Connell
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.P98 O36 2007eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    Pagination1 online resource (240 p., [8] p. of plates)
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27035638M
    ISBN 101435686489
    ISBN 109781435686489
    OCLC/WorldCa310124027

      The Elephant's Secret Sense Resonant with the powerful calls of the mysterious elephant, this is a story about the resilience of nature and the inspiring, astonishing, and often heartbreaking places where humans and wild animals come together. Recorded Books is the largest independent producer of audiobooks in the world. Our RBdigital. Get this from a library! The elephant's secret sense: the hidden life of the wild herds of Africa. [Caitlin O'Connell] -- In The Elephant's Secret Sense, the internationally renowned field scientist Caitlin O'Connell tells the fascinating story of her unexpected discovery of a previously unknown mode of elephant Written:

    By , researchers had established that elephants produced low-frequency sounds; O’Connell hoped to place these vocalizations in context and analyze their meanings. Her work soon paid off. After recording a matriarch’s panicked response to nearby lions, O’Connell designed a trip alarm that would play back the recording when the herd Author: Caitlin O’Connell. Naturalist Caitlin O'Connell tells the fascinating story of her discovery of a previously unknown mode of elephant communication. One day, while observing elephants in the wild, O'Connell saw the matriarch suddenly turn, flatten her ears, and lift a leg off the ground. .

    Smart, determined, and loving, Sam stands up to this powerful adversary to protect the sanctuary and her herd. In the best tradition of child-animal friendship stories, Elephant Secret explores the strong and complex bond between Sam and her elephants while offering a fascinating, authentic glimpse into elephant—and human—behavior.   Middle Grade Chapter Book Written by Eric Walters Book trailer created by the Bethel Park Public Library staff. The Secret Language of Elephants - Duration: SciShow Recommended for you.


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In the best tradition of child-animal friendship stories, Elephant Secret explores the strong and complex bond between Sam and her elephants while offering a fascinating, authentic glimpse into elephant—and human— Hardcover, pages Published August 28th by /5.

An Elephant’s Life is the first book to provide a real sense of an elephant’s life, from birth to death. “ An Elephant's Life is a book elephant lovers should add to their libraries, and it’s also a good starting volume for those who have recently discovered just how amazing elephants are.”/5(28).

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An unforgettable journey of scientific discovery, The Elephant's Secret Sense takes you deep into the wilds of Namibia, from the tops of isolated, desert observation towers to the jaws and claws of ravenous lions to aerial expeditions and dusty highways, where the naturalists do their difficult work in a troubled land threatened by expanding human populations and unstable ed on: Ma Children's Book Review: Elephant Secret by Eric Walters.

Clarion, $ (p) ISBN “Elephants are loyal and kind and gentle, and while some people have those qualities, most. The Elephant's Secret Sense also portrays the author's work with villagers in war-torn Namibia to promote conservation and preserve elephant habitat.

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She is the author of the internationally acclaimed nonfiction science memoir, The Elephant's Secret Sense (, Free Press). Her narrative nonfiction photo book An Elephant's Life (, Lyons Press) uses a graphic novel approach to revealing subtle and intimate aspects of elephant s:   The Elephant's Secret Sense by Caitlin O'Connell In her compelling account of scientific discovery Caitlin O'Connell chronicles her dawning realization that a herd of elephants she was observing used their feet to "listen" to the seismic communication of Author: Marshal Zeringue.

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