Kandula Elephant Story by

'Kandula Elephant Story by

Check the prize at

US Amazon.com | UK Amazon.co.uk | German Amazon.de


Description:
On a seemingly ordinary day in November, 2001, something amazing happens at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C.  Baby Kandula is born. His birth marks a rare success and huge scientific milestone for the zoological community: The 320-pound newborn is only the second Asian elephant to be born through artificial insemination. Watch as this playful, rambunctious youngster grows up right before your eyes  taking his first steps, learning to feed and figuring out how to manipulate objects with his trunk in rare footage of an Asian elephant progressing through the newborn and toddler stages. Baby Kandula cavorts and romps across the zoo grounds, yet is oblivious to his own importance globally. The pioneering science that made Kandula's conception possible gives new hope to the worldwide network of pachyderm experts desperately trying to reverse the Asian elephants' ever-quickening march toward extinction. The fervent efforts to understand a deadly virus that is sweeping through the elephant community may rest solely on this little one's ample shoulders.

Check the prize at US Amazon.com | UK Amazon.co.uk | German Amazon.de

Our complete list of literature


Locations of visitors to this page
54.162.218.214Home - Start Guestbook Recent changes-updates Glossary - Encyclopedia Frequently asked questions Elephant Facts & Trivia Evolution of elephants Extinct Proboscidea Living Elephant Species Elephant anatomy Elephant diseases Man and elephants Elephant care Elephant footcare Elephant training Elephant breeding Elephant database Location database Virtual elephant Shiva Elephant organizations Elephant literature Elephant films & videos Elephant posters & pics Website elephant.se Elephant consultant Webring memberships Webmaster & Contact Selected links Elephant News
Book Americas elephants by Bob Cline

More info?