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The Resource Coming of age with elephants : a memoir, by Joyce Poole

Coming of age with elephants : a memoir, by Joyce Poole

Label
Coming of age with elephants : a memoir
Title
Coming of age with elephants
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
by Joyce Poole
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this delightful autobiography, Poole, an animal behaviorist who has devoted her life to the study of the African elephant describes her intense experiences in the field and explains her pioneering work in elephant communication
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 591.5/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QL31.P68
LC item number
A3 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Coming of age with elephants : a memoir, by Joyce Poole
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: A Flight to Lake Natron -- pt. I. Early Days Among the Elephants 1962-1978. 1. An African Childhood. 2. A Return to Africa. 3. The Elephant Camp. 4. The Five Males. 5. Naming an Elephant. 6. The Green Penis Syndrome. 7. The Lasting Sorrow -- pt. II. Field Biologist 1979-1984. 8. Designing My Study. 9. Male Watching. 10. Dangerous Encounters. 11. My Amboseli Home. 12. Births and Deaths. 13. A Sojourn in Cambridge. 14. A Maasai Named Meloimyiet -- pt. III. Reflections on Elephants. 15. Elephant ESP. 16. Trunks, Tusks, and Tool Use. 17. Elephant Thinking. 18. The Games Elephants Play. 19. An Elephant's Empathy. 20. Amboseli Seasons -- pt. IV. A Removal of Veils 1984-1989. 21. The Incident on the Ngongs. 22. Fear and Loathing in Amboseli. 23. The Elephants' Graveyard. 24. Dire Predictions. 25. A Poacher's Story. 26. Tsavo Survival. 27. Burnt-to-Blue Ivory -- pt. V.A New Life 1990-1993. 28. A Voice for Elephants. 29. A Cache of Ivory. 30. The Elephant Menace. 31. A View Over the Rift. 32. The Birth of Selengei. 33. A Family Reunion
Control code
ocm33244376
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 287 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780786860951
Lccn
95040153
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)33244376
Label
Coming of age with elephants : a memoir, by Joyce Poole
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: A Flight to Lake Natron -- pt. I. Early Days Among the Elephants 1962-1978. 1. An African Childhood. 2. A Return to Africa. 3. The Elephant Camp. 4. The Five Males. 5. Naming an Elephant. 6. The Green Penis Syndrome. 7. The Lasting Sorrow -- pt. II. Field Biologist 1979-1984. 8. Designing My Study. 9. Male Watching. 10. Dangerous Encounters. 11. My Amboseli Home. 12. Births and Deaths. 13. A Sojourn in Cambridge. 14. A Maasai Named Meloimyiet -- pt. III. Reflections on Elephants. 15. Elephant ESP. 16. Trunks, Tusks, and Tool Use. 17. Elephant Thinking. 18. The Games Elephants Play. 19. An Elephant's Empathy. 20. Amboseli Seasons -- pt. IV. A Removal of Veils 1984-1989. 21. The Incident on the Ngongs. 22. Fear and Loathing in Amboseli. 23. The Elephants' Graveyard. 24. Dire Predictions. 25. A Poacher's Story. 26. Tsavo Survival. 27. Burnt-to-Blue Ivory -- pt. V.A New Life 1990-1993. 28. A Voice for Elephants. 29. A Cache of Ivory. 30. The Elephant Menace. 31. A View Over the Rift. 32. The Birth of Selengei. 33. A Family Reunion
Control code
ocm33244376
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 287 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780786860951
Lccn
95040153
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)33244376

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