The Elephant Men - Additional Resources

Online Resources

We recommend these Web sites for those interested in the subjects shown on the program. All links are valid as of May 26, 2000.

Asian (Indian) Elephant
www.panda.org/resources/publications/species/threatened/AsianElephant/
A detailed report from the World Wildlife Fund.

The Elephant Sancturary
www.elephants.com/
Web site of a Tennessee habitat refuge developed specifically for endangered Asian elephants.

Elephanteria: A Smorgasbord of Elephantine Delights
www.himandus.net/elephanteria/index.html
An extensive page of elephant links, news, organizations, and more.

Asian Elephants by the National Zoo
http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/AsianElephants/
Remarkable facts about those remarkable trunks from the Elephant House at the National Zoo. Don’t miss “Tracking Silver Moon,” an interactive guide to the whereabouts of a wild Asian elephant wearing a GPS collar.

Friends of the Asian Elephant
www.elephant.tnet.co.th/
A Web site dedicated to supporting elephants, with an emphasis on the conservation, rehabilitation, and survival of Asian elephants.

Print Resources

For those interested in the subjects shown in THE ELEPHANT MEN, we recommend the following books.

Brown, Robert L. GANESH: STUDIES OF AN ASIAN GOD (TANTRIC STUDIES SERIES). New York: State University of New York Press, 1991.
Carrington, R. ELEPHANTS: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THEIR NATURAL HISTORY, EVOLUTION AND INFLUENCE ON MANKIND. New York: Basic Books, 1959.
Delort, Robert. THE LIFE AND LORE OF THE ELEPHANT. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1992.
International Seminar on the Conservation of Asian Elephants. A WEEK WITH ELEPHANTS: PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON ASIAN ELEPHANTS. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.
Jaffrey, Madhur, and Amanda Hall. ROBI DOBI: THE MARVELOUS ADVENTURES OF AN INDIAN ELEPHANT. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 1997.
Krishnaswami, Uma. THE BROKEN TUSK: STORIES OF THE HINDU GOD GANESHA. New York: Linnet Books, 1996.
Subramuniya, Satguru Sivaya. LOVING GANESA: HINDUISM’S ENDEARING ELEPHANT-FACED GOD (RISHI COLLECTION). Katmandu: Himalayan Academy Publishers, 1996.
Sukumar, R. ELEPHANT DAYS AND NIGHTS: TEN YEARS WITH THE INDIAN ELEPHANT. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.