Elephant Sense and Sensibility

Elephant Sense and Sensibility is a comprehensive treatment of the full range of elephant behavior. Beginning with chapters on evolution and the elephant’s brain, this book is an integrated presentation of the elephant’s capacity for memory, morality, emotion, empathy, altruism, language, intelligence, learning and teaching. Grounded primarily in scientific research, the book also draws upon anecdotal and visual evidence showing elephants thinking, acting, feeling and behaving in ways that we, as humans, recognize. This complete treatment of elephant behavior supported by the extensive literature, along with anecdotal and photographic material, provides an overview not available in any other text. Covers a variety of aspects that relate to behavior, ranging from brain function and sensory input to communication, learning, and intelligence Features a comprehensive treatment of elephant behavior supported by the extensive literature, anecdotal information, and striking photographic material, providing an overview not available in any other text Features an interdisciplinary approach to behavior, with vital information included and integrated from several key disciplines

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  • Author : Michael Garstang
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 152 pages
  • ISBN : 0128024879
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Elephant Sense and Sensibility

Elephant Sense and Sensibility
  • Author : Michael Garstang
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 February 2015
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Elephant Sense and Sensibility is a comprehensive treatment of the full range of elephant behavior. Beginning with chapters on evolution and the elephant’s brain, this book is an integrated presentation of the elephant’s capacity for memory, morality, emotion, empathy, altruism, language, intelligence, learning and teaching. Grounded primarily in scientific research, the book also draws upon anecdotal and visual evidence showing elephants thinking, acting, feeling and behaving in ways that we, as humans, recognize. This complete treatment of elephant

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  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 04 March 2022
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  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
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  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 21 June 2016
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  • Author : Juan Pimentel
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 09 January 2017
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  • Publisher : Quirk Books
  • Release : 01 September 2009
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 31 August 2021
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Demography is everywhere in our lives: from birth to death. Indeed, the universal currencies of survival, development, reproduction, and recruitment shape the performance of all species, from microbes to humans. The number of techniques for demographic data acquisition and analyses across the entire tree of life (microbes, fungi, plants, and animals) has drastically increased in recent decades. These developments have been partially facilitated by the advent of technologies such as GIS and drones, as well as analytical methods including Bayesian

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  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 12 July 2017
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  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release : 14 July 2015
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  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
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  • Author : M.G. Edwards
  • Publisher : Michael Edwards
  • Release : 31 March 2013
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  • Author : Lawrence Durrell
  • Publisher : University of Alberta
  • Release : 16 August 2015
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“...the proverb says that whoever sees the world from the back of an elephant learns the secrets of the jungle and becomes a seer. I had to be content to become a poet.” —Lawrence Durrell Best known for his novels and travel writing, Lawrence Durrell defied easy classification within twentieth-century Modernism. His anti-authoritarian tendencies put him at odds with many contemporaries—aesthetically and politically. However, thanks to a compelling recontextualization by editor James Gifford, these thirty-eight previously unpublished and out-of-print

From the Elephant's Back

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  • Author : Lawrence Durrell
  • Publisher : University of Alberta
  • Release : 06 March 2015
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  • Author : Emily Auerbach
  • Publisher : Univ of Wisconsin Press
  • Release : 18 May 2022
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