This NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book for 2009 combines the outstanding photography readers have come to associate with National Geographic with observations on habitats, adaptations, and behaviors that will enhance any biology or ecology unit.
This book contains firsthand information and photographs provided by the authors, who have observed elephants face-to-face, taking readers into the wilds of Africa to visit these intelligent, fascinating, gentle giants. Exciting accounts relate face-to-face encounters with a complex community of elephants. Readers will have renewed respect for the role of the photographer and wildlife biologist. Conservation messages about elephants and their habitats are included.