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Elephant Scientist

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ISBN-10: 0547053444

ISBN-13: 9780547053448

Edition: 2011

Authors: Caitlin O'Connell, Timothy Rodwell, Donna M. Jackson, Caitlin O'Connell, Timothy Rodwell

List price: $18.99
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The people of northern Namibia in the African desert refer to Caitlin O'Connell as "the mother of all elephants." In this book, O'Connell juggles several roles while she studies elephant behavior in Namibia's Etosha National Park: field scientist, mediator, ecologist, conservationalist and environmentalist. In decoding the patterns of elephant communication, she has aided tremendously in the fight against killing and poaching elephants--in some cases, those which are endangered, like the Asian elephant. Her scientific observations and procedures have also acted to mediate between the farmers of the region and the elephants who eat their yet-to-be harvested crops. Donna M. Jackson, author…    
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 7/11/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 80
Size: 11.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.45" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Caitlin O'Connell is a faculty member at Stanford University School of Medicine. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Boston Globe, National Geographic, and Discover, among many others. She lives in San Diego.

Donna M. Jackson received a master's degree in journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is the author of nonfiction books for young readers including In Your Face, Extreme Scientists, Elephant Scientist, and Every Body's Talking: What We Say without Words.