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A solitary grazer.

We recommend these Web sites for those interested in the subjects shown on the program.

The Amboseli Trust for Elephants
http://www.elephanttrust.org/
The Amboseli Trust for Elephants aims to ensure the long-term conservation and welfare of Africa's elephants. The Trust funds the Amboseli Elephant Research Project.

Elephant Network
http://elephanttrust.net/
Get the latest news from the field about the people and the elephants in the Amboseli Elephant Research Project.

WikiProject: Amboseli Biosphere Reserve
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:
WikiProject_Amboseli_Biosphere_Reserve
A indepth view of the Amboseli ecosystem

Shamwari Game Reserve
http://www.shamwari.com/
A wildlife conservation area in South Africa, with a photo gallery and information about local sights.

The Elephant Information Repository
http://elephant.elehost.com/
Everything about elephants, from anatomy to culture.

Amboseli National Park
http://www.gorp.com/gorp/location/africa/kenya/ke_ambos.htm
Information about the park from the Great Outdoor Recreation Pages, with travel tips and links to other parks in Kenya and Africa.

African Wildlife Foundation: Amboseli Elephant Research Project
http://www.awf.org/wildlives/elephant.php
Information about Cynthia Moss's projects, elephant conservation, and ways to get involved.

World Wildlife Fund: African Elephant
http://www.panda.org/news_facts/publications/index.cfm?uNewsID=62680
An entry in the World Wildlife Fund's encyclopedia of endangered animals, including the African Elephant's distribution, population, and legal status.


Print Resources

For those interested in learning more about the subjects shown on THE ELEPHANTS OF AFRICA, we recommend the following print articles and books.

--------. "Appointment at the End of the World: African Elephants." WILDLIFE
CONSERVATION, March/April 1993.

Benyus, Janine. BEASTLY BEHAVIORS. New York: Addison-Wesley, 1992.

Eltringham, S.K., ed. THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ELEPHANTS. New York: Crescent Books, 1991.

Ginsberg, Joshua. "African Elephants in Jeopardy Again." WILDLIFE CONSERVATION, Sepember/October 1997,  8.

Glausiusz, Josie. "Island Africa." DISCOVER, October 1997, 28.

Moss, Cynthia. ECHO OF THE ELEPHANTS: THE STORY OF AN ELEPHANT FAMILY. New York: William Morrow, 1992.

Moss, Cynthia. ELEPHANT MEMORIES. New York: William Morrow, 1988.

Parker, Ian, and Amin Mohamed. IVORY CRISIS. London: Chatto and Windus: Hogarth Press, 1983.

Shoshani, Jeheskel, ed. ELEPHANTS: MAJESTIC CREATURES OF THE WILD. Emmaus, PA: Rodale Press, 1992.

Shoshani, Jeheskel. "It's a Nose! It's a Hand! It's an Elephant's Trunk!" NATURAL HISTORY, November 1997, 36-44.

Turkalo, Andrea, Fay, Michael, and Nicholas Georgiadis. "Forest Elephant Biology in Dzanga-Sanga, Central African Republic." AFRICAN ELEPHANT CONSERVATION PROGRAMME FINAL REPORT, November 1994, vol. 2.

 

Photo: Diane C. Ross.

 

 

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