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The Amboseli elephants

Cynthia Moss

The Amboseli elephants

a long-term perspective on a long-lived mammal

by Cynthia Moss

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Habitat,
  • Ecology,
  • Behavior,
  • Reproduction,
  • African elephant

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Cynthia J. Moss, Harvey Croze, and Phyllis C. Lee
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.P98 A475 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24815725M
    ISBN 100226542238
    ISBN 109780226542232
    LC Control Number2010011941

      The Amboseli Trust For Elephants, a non-profit which fights for the conservation and long-term welfare of elephants, states that over calves have been birthed at the park this year. And there were even a set of twins—a rare occurrence. As elephants have a gestational period of two years, for growth comparison it's best to look back at Elephants are long-lived animals, and to gather the data necessary to understand and describe their ecology and behavior would need a lifetime—both of elephant and human. To shed light on their full lifespan, the project in question and the elephants are to survive long enough. For this, humans have to safeguard the space required for sustaining members of this unique population and the.

    Amboseli Trust for Elephants, Nairobi, Kenya. , likes 1, talking about this. The Amboseli Trust for Elephants aims to ensure the long-term. Amboseli National Park in Southern Kenya is home to a little over African elephants. These elephants have been studiously observed, catalogued, and protected by the Amboseli Elephant Research Project (AERP) when internationally renowned .

    The calf was rescued from the well at pm, and was taken to the Amboseli Elephant Research Project Headquarters for the remainder of the night and there he was given water and covered in a blanket and watched over all night. Very early the next morning the Trust was called and a rescue plane and team mobilised. After first working in , with leading Elephant researcher Iain Douglas-Hamilton in Tanzania, she teamed up with Harvey Croze and in started the Amboseli Elephant Research Project. It is the longest-running study of wild elephants ever undertaken, documenting the lives and deaths of almost 3, elephants.


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The Amboseli elephants by Cynthia Moss Download PDF EPUB FB2

The population as a whole has also grown, making Amboseli a unique model of a healthy population. Thanks to community support for elephants, Amboseli escaped the large scale poaching of the s, s. The current crisis has reduced elephant numbers by a third across the continent, and caused some populations to crash by 60%.

The Amboseli Elephants is a critical guide and reference for current and future elephant researchers.” -- Caitlin O’Connell, Ph.D., author of The Elephant’s Secret Sense: The Hidden The Amboseli elephants book of the Wild Herds of Africa “ The Amboseli Elephants is the most outstanding book ever published on these magnificent animals/5(11).

“The Amboseli Elephants” is the long-awaited summation of what’s been learned from the Amboseli Elephant Research Project (AERP) – the longest continuously running elephant research project in.

Cynthia Moss is an American conservationist, wildlife researcher and writer, who specializes in African elephant family structure, life cycle, and behavior. She is director of the Amboseli Elephant Research Project in Kenya, where she has studied the same population of elephants for over 40 years, and is Program Director and Trustee for the /5(5).

The Amboseli Elephants is a critical guide and reference for current and future elephant researchers." – Caitlin O’Connell, Ph.D., author of The Elephant’s Secret Sense: The Hidden Life of the Wild Herds of Africa "The Amboseli Elephants is the most outstanding book ever published on these magnificent animals.

Its significance and global. 1 The Amboseli Elephants: Introduction Cynthia J. Moss, Harvey Croze, and Phyllis C. Lee Box Defi nitions of Terms Used throughout the Book Annex Glossary of Maa Place.

Amboseli Trust for Elephants, Nairobi, Kenya. likes 1, talking about this. The Amboseli Trust for Elephants aims to ensure the long-term conservation and welfare of Africa's elephants in 5/5.

A most excellent book that tells the story of elephant life in Kenya's Amboseli National Park, Kenya. Moss is the head of the long term study called "The Elephant Project". It is amazing that her name isn't common knowledge like Jane Goodall/5. We are pleased that Cynthia Moss and Sophie Walbeoffe's book "Impres sions of Amboseli" was recently printed and it is gorgeous.

In honor of Cynthia's 80th birthday, we are offering a free copy of the book to anyone donating $ or more to the Amboseli Trust for Elephants. This donation will be tax deductible. The books is 8" x " in size. Published on In December we visited Cynthia Moss of ATE (Amboseli Trust For Elephants) at her camp in Amboseli National Park (Kenya), to learn more about the Elephants she has.

Published on A lovely sighting of a herd of Amboseli elephants including the female known as Angelina and her twin calves (one. In Kenya’s Amboseli National Park, elephants were born in a single calving season–a record in this park known for its breathtaking views of Kilimanjaro and the savanna.

Elephants walk from the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro to a watering hole in the morning in Amboseli National Park, Kenya. Diana Robinson Photography / Getty Read more. Inshe created the Amboseli Trust for Elephants (ATE), which is a non-profit trust, which focuses on elephant conservation, management, and policy-setting.

Book. The Amboseli Elephants Details Edited by: Cynthia J. Moss, Harvey Croze and Phyllis C. Lee Publisher: University of Chicago Press eISBN: image: amboseli trust for elephants “It seems baby elephants are falling out of the sky, bouncing baby jumbos so far.” That’s what Amboseli Trust for Elephants director Cynthia Moss says.

Amboseli National Park, Amboseli Eco-system: Address, Phone Number, Amboseli National Park Reviews: 5/5 Get the full experience and book a tour. Recommended. Our most popular tours and activities All reviews love elephants mount kilimanjaro national park elephant heaven cape buffalo birds and animals amazing birds observation hill clear 5/5(47).

The results are published in the book The Amboseli Elephants: A Long-Term Perspective on a Long-Lived Mammal, published by Chicago University Press.

Four years later, when Hollywood actress. Amboseli is well-known destination throughout Africa that allows travelers to get up-close to free-ranging elephants. There is robust population of elephants in Amboseli National Park and the elephant sightings are guaranteed.

This is one of the many reasons why Amboseli is second popular national park in Kenya after Masai Mara. For you fellow elephant lovers ~ I am an elephant activist, no scholar ~ here is a rich and wonderful book, 12 years in the making. It is a comprehensive compilation of long-term studies by the most experienced and respected elephant researchers today ~ /5.

Here in Amboseli, elephants are thriving. beautiful calves have been born in and more are expected.” Twin baby elephant calves are among those registered in.

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FREE Shipping on $35 Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Cynthia J. Moss. The world is mourning an icon. Tim, one of the last surviving super tusker elephants in Africa has died in Amboseli National Park.

While many elephants in .