3, 2, 1, Go! (I Like to Read) (I Like to Read Books)

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The mighty elephant trembles in pain under the agony of sharp goad.” John Ruskin “Love will draw an elephant through a key-hole.” Samuel Richardson, 1689–1761, Lovelace, in Clarissa, vol. 8, p. 149, AMS Press, 1990 “Consider the 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e. An equal number of tourists flood the area from May to October every year… continue reading Monte Verde Golden Toad: The Monteverde golden toad is more glamorous and mysterious than it seems an amphibian could be.
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Neena the Baby Elephant

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The first subspecies is the Sri Lankan Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus maximus). This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Amur Tigers mate at any time of the year. Emotional, holistic terms such as love, sorrow, and concern have no place in an impoverished language of chemical transactions at the micro level and selection pressures at the macro. Mission accomplished.” Such solicitude is not limited to their own kind. It is only this painting that actually makes the elephants the only key focus of the work, with them used as part of much busier compositions in the other surrealist canvases mentioned here.
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Pomelo's Big Adventure (Pomelo the Garden Elephant)

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Upon arrival, he threw dirt for two hours, ate like a fiend, had a drink, then laid on his dirt pile and went to sleep. Male Asian Elephants are hunted for their tusks, and their numbers are becoming smaller. The Artic Tern flies from the North Pole to the South Pole and then back again to spend summer in each place. Jeff Andrews is an animal care manager at the Wild Animal Park. Most of the animals that you would find in the Savanna is the cheetahs, lions, zebras, elephants and much more.
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Elmer and the Whales (Elmer Books)

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There was an error trying to load your rating for this title. For a fictional take on the study of language in bonobos, check out Sara Gruen's Ape House. As a result, others may take advantage of you and your gullibility. Additional studies are indicated to further explore the value of phage typing for tracking the transmission of tuberculosis in the community 60. Fortunately, the 183 member nations who have agreed to be bound by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) wrapped up their triennial meeti...ng on October 5, and decided to add protections to hundreds of species in trouble.
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How the Elephant Got His Trunk

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Tusk which are also known as ivory are present in both male and female African elephants. Poaching to meet growing demand from affluent Asian countries is driving up the rate of poaching. They are kept in a small cage and they remain forever in the cage. As an elephant only digests some 40 percent of what it eats, it needs tremendous amounts of vegetation (approximately 5 percent of its body weight per day) and about 30 to 50 gallons of water. They form a part of religious beliefs and are often associated with wisdom or altruism.
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Yi-Min and the Elephants: A Story of Ancient China

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At one time Asian elephants ranged from Syria and Iraq east across Asia south of the Himalayas to Indochina and the Malay Peninsula, north into China, and in Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Borneo and possibly Java. Compared to male bower birds, male birds of paradise employ an equally elaborate, though completely different, strategy for attracting mates. The officer who finally killed her after shooting 47 rounds into the elephant who supposedly had been chained and beaten for years said, "I think these elephants are trying to tell us that zoos and circuses are not what God created them for ... but we have not been listening...this is the kind of stuff people protest about" (Sahagun, Louis. "Elephants Pose Giant Dangers," Los Angeles Times, Oct. 11, 1994).
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All About Elephants

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We need to accept that the worst has happened: Bamboo and Chai were denied humane sanctuary at PAWS and are in another tiny zoo display at the Oklahoma City Zoo. Elephants are intelligent herbivore animals that live in family groups. They are intimidating into traps or pitfalls and the tusks are painfully detached. They also did heavy work like lifting trees and moving logs. The most aggressive is the intimidation posture, which looks like this: the elephant faces its opponent directly, raises its head, and spreads its ears at right angles to its head, making it look much bigger.
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Elephants: Picture Book (Educational Children's Books

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The Elephant Sanctuary is unique in that it offers visitors the incredible opportunity to walk hand-in-trunk with the elephants. How you feel if you were to see your own pet, be it a cat or a dog, chained up in a cage being feed only scraps, barely keeping it alive? During Wednesdays' training nothing abnormal was noticed which could be responsible for the sudden deviated behaviour of the elephant. The organization surveyed 1,688 captive elephants in 118 venues across the country, most of which offered elephant rides or shows.
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Elmer's Colours (English–Polish) (Elmer series)

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Harr,K., Isaza,R., and Harvey,J. 2001. Clinicopathological findings in Mycobacterium tuberculosis culture-positive elephants (Elephas maximus) in comparison to clinically normal elephants. They may have been juvenile delinquents but there's no reform school for elephants. Their life span is between 50 to 70 years but the oldest recorded elephant is 82 years old. A German study involved placing various colored dots on the necks of the birds where they couldn't see them.
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Rosie and Opal: Finding Hope

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Protect Wildlife: We recruit, train, and equip our scouts with advanced tools like satellite phones, GPS, and all-terrain vehicles to help them safeguard animals. Pat and Ed rescued 71 in 1986; she was PAWS' founding elephant. 71 died in 2008 - read about her here. I believe animals have emotions, but I didn't feel like he made his case as compelling as he could have. The NEI has also spearheaded an “Elephant Adoption” project, where interested individuals or organizations can sponsor an elephant’s maintenance.
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