The Elephant Scientist

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The Elephant Scientist
Caitlin O'Connell loved to study nature as a child, and her mother helped her appreciate the world by paying attention to details. These early observational skills served her well through the years as she grew up to be a scientist working in the sprawling African scrub desert of the Etosha National Park in Namibia, Africa. This book takes you on a journey to the Namibian desert with Caitlin O'Connell, the American scientist who became known as "the mother of all elephants," and follows her research as she witnesses groundbreaking discoveries about one of nature's largest , most complex, and most intelligent mammals living today on this earth- the African elephant.

Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011
ISBN: 9780547053448
Branch Call Number: J 599.67 O
Characteristics: 70 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 24 cm.


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She’s called “the mother of all elephants” at Etosha National Park, where she is studying elephants and elephant communication to make life better for both elephants and villagers. Illus. with photos.


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