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The Amboseli Trust for Elephants
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
Get the latest news from the field about the people and the elephants in the Amboseli Elephant Research Project.

Elephant Voices
Field studies on elephant behavior and communication.

The Elephant Sanctuary
A natural-habitat refuge for sick, old, and needy elephants.

International Elephant Foundation
Worldwide conservation and education on Asian and African elephants

International Fund for Animal Welfare
IFAW's mission is to improve the welfare of wild and domestic animals throughout the world by reducing commercial exploitation, protecting wildlife habitats

Save the Elephants
Organization aimed at securing a future for elephants, to preserve their habitats, and develop a tolerant relationship between humans and elephants

WikiProject: Amboseli Biosphere Reserve

A indepth view of the Amboseli ecosystem

Related Episodes

NATURE: Echo of the Elephants
Cynthia Moss studies the matriarch Echo and her elephant family for a quarter of a century

NATURE: The Elephants of Africa
Cynthia Moss observes the elephants of the savannah and draws some new conclusions about this surprisingly adaptable creature.


Moss, Cynthia. Elephant Memories: Thirteen Years in the Life of an Elephant Family. Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 2000.

Moss, Cynthia and Colbeck, Martyn. Echo of the Elephants: The Story of an Elephant Family. Quill, 1994.

Little Big Ears: The Story of Ely. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996. Masson, Jeffrey Moussaieff. When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals. New York: Dell Publishing, 1995.

Payne, Katy. Silent Thunder: In the Presence of Elephants. New York: penguin,1999

Poole, Joyce. Elephants. New York: Voyageur Press, 1997.

Redmond, I. Elephant. Eyewitness Books, Knopf, New York. 1993

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