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The Last Elephants

Author : Don Pinnock
ISBN : 9781588346636
Genre : Nature
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"First published in 2019 by Struik Nature, an imprint of Penguin Random House South Africa (Pty) Ltd"--Copyright page.
Category: Nature

The Last Elephant

Author : Lee Craker
ISBN : 1495375730
Genre : Nature
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Documentary photographer Lee Craker traveled to northern Thailand to study the plight of the Asian elephant. What he found is an industry fueled by greed and funded by tourism with little regard for the future of this noble animal. He also found dedicated people committed to helping the endangered elephants. This book came to be out of a request from one of Thailand's most prominent elephant activists, Lek Chailert, who when asked what could be done to save the elephants of Thailand, said, “Please educate people”. This cry for education was shared by other prominent elephant activists in Thailand who played a large part in the research and and development of this book, I am indebted to John Roberts, Dan Bucknell, Carol Stevenson and many others who are fighting for the elephants in Thailand and around the world.
Category: Nature

The Last Elephant The Lost World Circus Book 1

Author : Justin D'Ath
ISBN : 9781742535883
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Colt Lawless is on the run, suddenly famous, and more than a little superhuman. But can he save the last animals on earth? Twelve years from now, rat flu has wiped out almost every animal and bird on the planet. The creatures in Captain Noah's Lost World Circus are the last of their kind. But the Rat Cops are determined to shut down the circus, and Colt and his acrobat friend Birdy might be the only ones who can save it, starting with Lucy - the world's last elephant. An electrifying new series from Justin D'Ath, author of the bestselling Extreme Adventures.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Last Tasmanian Tiger

Author : Robert Paddle
ISBN : 0521531543
Genre : History
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The most complete examination of the history and extinction of the Tasmanian tiger.
Category: History

The Last Rhinos

Author : Lawrence Anthony
ISBN : 9780283071553
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Lawrence Anthony's South African game reserve is home to many animals he has saved, from a remarkable herd of elephants to a badly behaved bushbaby called George. Described as 'the Indiana Jones of conservation', when one of his rhinos was brutally slaughtered for her horn, he didn't hesitate to lead an armed response against the poachers. Then 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 Lord's Resistance Army and soon to be hunted into extinction. Lawrence knew he had to take action. What followed was an extraordinary adventure, as he headed into the jungle to negotiate with the rebels, while battling to save his own animals from terrible drought and to save the eyesight of his beloved elephant matriarch Nana. The Last Rhinos is peopled with unforgettable characters, both human and animal, and is a sometimes funny, sometimes moving, always exciting read. 'Anthony was a charismatic figure whose life combined Gerald Durrell-esque animal antics with Wilbur Smith bush heroics . . . a rattling read with an urgent message' BBC Wildlife Magazine
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Adorina And The Elephant Choir

Author : P. L. Chestney
ISBN : 9781412005067
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The circus has been an art form since early Roman times, and was the best and only local, traveling entertainment, before huge electronic technology advances of the twentieth century. The history of the circus from early times to present is important, fascinating, and disappearing. There is another piece of history, soon to disappear forever, and sometimes linked with circus life, the cultural ethnic group of peoples called Gypsys. The gypsy world is underdocumented and somehow linked to a lifestyle of traveling and entertaining people. What is a circus without animals or a gypsy camp without horses? The main character of Adorina and the Elephant Choir is a gypsy girl, called Dori, who started life as an abandoned baby, and grew up to become the star of a circus. She became an animal trainer or one of those people who have an affinity with animals and a special way to communicate with them. Dori had no mother, in the beginning, but during her life in the circus is given, two special mothers. She is a twin and finds herself in danger, from her gypsy brother. She is by birth order, first born, and therefore Queen of the Gypsys. Dori also finds her selfworth and a boy to love. The circus she lived in, is a place most kids would love to run away to. Adorina and the Elephant Choir tells the story of the circus and the people who live and breathe circus. Also, the book deals with human relationships, trials and tribulations, emotions, and resolution. The book is generally geared for children and young people, but adults will enjoy reading the book also.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Last Army

Author : Prakhar Golchha
ISBN : 9781482801071
Genre : Fiction
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How will the things look and what will happen when all the animals will have a brain that is developed enough to communicate with the humans and when they work for them for various aspects of life and war? This may be done through stem cell research experiment sometime in near future. Where through genetic engineering, mutations in DNA, and neuropsychological modifications, modes can be developed to make the animal brain capable enough to work like human brain and be able to communicate with the humans. Then every animal will have their work domain as a match to their natural strength, talent, and skill, and will have their place in society. For example, elephants can work in construction sites, monkeys can help in various things like reaching difficult places for wiring of a building, peacock can be cheerleaders, koels can be musicians, eagles can be spy planes, whales can used for transport in water, leopards can be used for courier, owls can be used at night as a spy, sharks can be used as naval front, and of course, lions can be used for war. And these animals can also be used for different applications at various situations.
Category: Fiction

The Elephant Mask

Author : Bob Garland
ISBN : 0595307299
Genre : Fiction
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The Elephant Mask is the fourth Humboldt Prior Mystery. Now an aging executive of a troubled computer company, Prior is given responsibility for a promising new project that applies computer science to Latin American archeology. From the ruins of the ancient Moche people, the project surfaces the strange problem of the Elephant Mask and then nearly dissolves in a mysterious triple assassination.Prior travels to Lima, Peru to try to salvage the project. There, he is entangled by unscrupulous enemies, unpredictable old friends, and the assets and liabilities of his distant past.In Peru, New York, and San Francisco, Prior must weave his way through a maze of attempted seduction, trickery and betrayal, further killings, and cutting edge software technology. To survive, he must solve the triple problem of the murders, the underlying crime, and the age-old mystery of the Elephant Mask. Beneath an enormous relic of military technology, the story ends in an unexpected, ghastly execution, and more of Prior's past reaches out to him.
Category: Fiction

Elephants In Thailand Vol 1

Author : Joachim Schliesinger
ISBN : 9781633232334
Genre : Social Science
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The elephant is the national symbol of Thailand. Yet, despite its close association with the people of the country over the centuries and the many services it has rendered to the kings and ordinary men, its very future survival hangs in the balance. This first volume, Elephants in Thailand – Mahouts and their Cultures Today, describes in detail the various ethnic groups, such as the Central Thai, Southern Thai, Yuan, Tai Yai, Tai Lue, Tai Yong, Tai Khoen, Lao Isan, Khorat Thai, Phuan, Kui, Mon, Khamu, Mpi, Lawa and Karen, and their specific elephant traditions, some extinct but most still alive. One-hundred-and-eighteen images show the daily life of the elephant today. This volume also provides a bibliography about literature concerning elephants.
Category: Social Science

A Falcon Flies

Author : Wilbur Smith
ISBN : 9781429926355
Genre : Fiction
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A Falcon Flies by Wilbur Smith In 1860, a man and woman approach the coast of Africa aboard a swift clipper--in the command of an American who knows no law. Robyn Ballantyne and her brother Morris have waited years for this moment: to return to Africa, to search for their missionary father who had disappeared somewhere in the wilderness. Traveling north from Cape Town, they follow a map left by a madman--into an uncharted world of waterfalls and jungle, teeming wildlife, murderous disease, and the ghastly ruins of an astounding city. Uncovering their father's trail, Robyn and her brother are in the midst of a slave trade that pours out of Africa like a bloody wound. Now, to survive what they have found, they must make their separate ways out--through pitched battles on land and on sea...and through the pride, passions and fury of their hearts...
Category: Fiction