Elephant Memories: Thirteen Years in the Life of an Elephant by Cynthia Moss

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By Cynthia Moss

Cynthia Moss has studied the elephants in Kenya's Amboseli nationwide Park for over twenty-seven years. Her long term examine has printed a lot of what we now find out about those advanced and clever animals. right here she chronicles the lives of the individuals of the T households led through matriarchs Teresia, Slit Ear, Torn Ear, Tania, and Tuskless. With a brand new afterword catching up at the households and overlaying present conservation concerns, Moss's tale will proceed to fascinate animal lovers.

"One is quickly swept away via this 'Babar' for adults. by means of the tip, one even starts to consider an aversion for individuals. One desires to curse human civilization and cry out, 'Now God get up for the elephants!'"—Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, long island Times

"Moss speaks to the final reader, with attraction in addition to clinical authority. . . . [An] elegantly written and ingeniously based account." —Raymond Sokolov, Wall road Journal

"Moss tells the tale in a mode so conversational . . . that I felt like a privileged customer using beside her in her rickety Land-Rover as she confirmed me round the park." —Sarah Blaffer Hrdy, long island instances publication Review

"A prose-poem celebrating a species from which shall we research a few ethical in addition to zoological lessons." —Chicago Tribune

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