Elephant (Animal)

Elephant (Animal)

Dan Wylie


Aristotle characterised the elephant as “the beast which passeth all others in wit and brain” and the animal has lengthy figured in cultural artifacts, even on continents it hasn't ever inhabited. Now Elephant provides an attractive examine the elephant’s lengthy legacy.
The snapshot of the elephant are available all through global cultures as an emblem of intelligence, energy, and loyalty. Wylie attracts on a wealthy array of examples to record that symbolic energy, starting from symbols of the Hindu god of knowledge, Ganesh, to the cherished children’s works Dumbo and Babar the Elephant.
Turning to the elephant’s organic background, Wylie describes the 3 last species—the African Bush Elephant, African wooded area Elephant, and the Asian Elephant—and the debatable efforts for elephant conservation. With ivory poaching and human encroachment into the animal’s ordinary habitats, Wylie argues that we are facing a uniquely poignant conservation hindrance within which elephants and people either unsustainably eat constrained normal resources.
A compelling new access within the Animal sequence, Elephant could be worthy for each animal lover’s bookshelf.
 

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