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More than an Animal: Elephants in Symbolism

Humans have been fascinated and impressed by elephants since the stone age. Elephant imagery shows up in a wide variety of places from prehistoric cave paintings to medieval art; from Asian temples to American streets. These majestic creatures have come to symbolize a wide variety of noble traits to people of different cultures. ...

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Matriarch Leaders Intagral to Elephant Clan Survival

01.28.2014 · Posted in Elephant Facts and News, Facts, News

Research on elephants is a process and the more we study, the more remarkable and complex we discover elephant society to be. Amboseli National Park in Kenya is one of the places where much of this research is done, primarily because it’s one of the few places undisturbed by humans where a large population of ...

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Elephants to be Kept Together in Retirement

01.25.2012 · Posted in Elephant Facts and News, News

An elderly elephant pair gets to move together after animal rights activists and celebrity Bob Barker raised community awareness that one of the two, Connie, would be relocated to Elephant Odyssey, a refuge for older elephants. Originally, Connie would have moved alone, but thanks to community concern, her companion of 26 years, Shaba, will now ...

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Hope Tale – From Song of the Lost Clan

10.16.2009 · Posted in Songs From the Lost Clan

I’m very interested to hear any comments on these songs. Poetry is not my strongest area. Just keep in mind that they’re meant to be sung and the perspective is from an elephant. Hope Tale (Sung to the theme from Coccoon) When Elf Maf strikes, and lioness does prowl, and river pulls at me. I ...

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Elephant Quick Facts

10.01.2009 · Posted in Facts

Here are some quick research facts about elephants: The word “Elephant” – Both Greek and Latin. The elephant’s genus is elephas wich comes form the Greek, elephos, meaning “antlered beast.” Elephant comes from the Latin ele, meaning “arch” and phant, meaning “huge.” So “elephant means “huge antlered arch beast,” or something to that effect. There ...

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