Wisdom of the Wild

Additional Web and Print Resources

Web Resources:

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
http://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org
Information on the protection and preservation of Kenya’s elephants as well as Daphne Sheldrick’s elephant orphanage.

An Orphanage for Some Big Babies
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian/issues97/mar97/elephants.html
Daphne Sheldrick has turned her Nairobi home into a nursery and rehabilitation center for infant elephants. From SMITHSONIAN magazine.

Chimp Haven
http://www.chimphaven.org
Linda Koebner’s organization dedicated to providing sanctuary to “retired” chimpanzees.

The medicinal use of plants by Chimpanzees in the wild
http://jinrui.zool.kyoto-u.ac.jp/CHIMPP/CHIMPP.html
Learn more about Michael Huffman’s research on chimpanzees self-medicating in the wild.

Colorado Boys Ranch
http://www.coloradoboysranch.org/
A ranch that uses horsemanship as a way to provide troubled youth with the means to become happy and productive citizens.

The Center For Captive Chimpanzee Care
http://www.savethechimps.org/
A Boynton Beach, FL, group works to care for former research chimps.

If you would like to make a donation to “The Thomas Carling Appeal Fund” you may contact: john@jcarling.freeserve.co.uk.

Related episodes:

NATURE: CHIMPANZEES: AN UNNATURAL HISTORY

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/chimpanzees/index.html

NATURE introduces you to the unsung heroes in our history in CHIMPANZEES: AN UNNATURAL HISTORY

Books

Carwardine, Mark. THE BOOK OF DOLPHINS. New York: Collins and Brown, 1999.

De Waal, Frans. CHIMPANZEE POLITICS: POWER AND SEX AMONG APES. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1998.

Fine, Aubrey. HANDBOOK ON ANIMAL-ASSISTED THERAPY: THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS AND GUIDELINES FOR PRACTICE. Washington: Academic Press, 1999.

Fouts, Roger. NEXT OF KIN: WHAT CHIMPANZEES HAVE TAUGHT ME ABOUT WHO WE ARE. New York: William Morrow & Company, 1997.

Funston, Sylvia. ANIMAL SMARTS (THE SECRET LIFE OF ANIMALS). New York: Owl Communications, 1997.

McElory, Susan Chernak. ANIMAL WISDOM: TRUE STORIES OF THE ANIMALS THAT CHANGE OUR LIVES. New York: Sounds True, 1997.

Pascoe, Elaine. ANIMAL INTELLIGENCE: WHY IS THIS DOLPHIN SMILING? New York: Blackbirch, 1998.

Pool, Joyce. COMING OF AGE WITH ELEPHANTS: A MEMOIR. New York: Hyperion, 1996.

Yoder, Susan E. and Major T. Benton. THE WISDOM OF DOLPHINS. Sourcebooks, Inc., 1999.