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Understanding elephants - Guidelines for safe and enjoyable elephant viewing

Unread post by Impisi08 » Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:26 pm

Understanding elephants - Guidelines for safe and enjoyable elephant viewing - 68 pages
ISBN: 978-1-77584-341-2 (penguinrandomhouse)
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A book I bought at OR Tambo Airport last week. The book is written by the Elephant Specialist Advisory Group. Part one and two are about elephant facts and behaviour. Part three is about "How to watch elephants safely". It has three chapters: "Signals to look out for", "Warning signals and signs of aggression" and "How to conduct yourself around elephants". The last chapter is about the do's and don'ts and how to react in the event of a close encounter.

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Unread post by hilda » Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:59 pm

Thanks Impisi08, this book sounds very interesting! Will definitely try to get hold of a copy. :dance: :dance:
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Unread post by Imberbe » Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:31 pm

It is a good book. Worth the read.
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Unread post by Crested Val » Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:02 pm

I bet that you have a tale or two to tell us about Elephant encounters Imberbe? :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by Mischief » Wed Jun 14, 2017 6:11 pm

Sounds like a good read.Hope a lot of folks read it especially Part three which sounds as though it offers some great practical advice when viewing ellies!!
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