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The Resource The last giants : the rise and fall of the African elephant, Levison Wood, (electronic resource)

The last giants : the rise and fall of the African elephant, Levison Wood, (electronic resource)

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The last giants : the rise and fall of the African elephant
Title
The last giants
Title remainder
the rise and fall of the African elephant
Statement of responsibility
Levison Wood
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From the award-winning explorer, "an entertaining summary of what we know about the elephant, and a call to change our behavior to ensure its survival" (Daily Mail). The Last Giants satisfies British explorer Levison Wood's lifelong desire to learn more about the majestic African elephant. These giants trek through some of Africa's most magnificent landscapes as they go in search of life-giving waters and pastures. El Nino's droughts and an insatiable ivory trade have cut African elephant numbers by a third in the last decade alone, and if elephants disappear entirely, Africa's entire ecosystem could collapse. But Botswana has become a safe haven, where one-sixth of the world's elephants now reside. Each year their numbers grow and an incredible migration takes place, which Wood witnesses and records. He teams up with local trackers to gain insight into how this iconic species survives, camps out in the wild, meets the people and tribes living on the migration's path, and joins the park rangers whose job it is to protect these land goliaths, equipped with his "good eye for detail and better ear for dialogue" (The Wall Street Journal). "Adventurer Wood followed elephants on a 650-mile migration across Botswana for a British television program. This fascinating companion volume to that series examines the past, present, and future of the African elephant." -Library Journal (starred review) "A smart, inviting portrait of elephants from a keen-eyed observer." -Kirkus Reviews "A rewarding look at the habits and habitats of the African elephant . . . Comprehensively yet accessibly conveying Wood's lifelong fascination with African elephants, his discussion will appeal to anyone keen on learning more about them." -Publishers Weekly
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Cataloging source
Midwest
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1982-
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Wood, Levison
Dewey number
599.67
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Elephants
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The last giants : the rise and fall of the African elephant, Levison Wood, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT14987847
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802158482
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT14987847
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
14987847
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The last giants : the rise and fall of the African elephant, Levison Wood, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT14987847
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802158482
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT14987847
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
14987847
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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