This post describes a recently-produced documentary film about the journey of Flora, the circus elephant. Flora was obtained by the circus at a very early age, and performed for 16 years before her owner decided that it would be better for her to return to some semblance of a 'normal' elephant life. It sounds straightforward, but it was 9 year process with many ups and downs.
This video tells the story of how Lawrence Anthony was able to rescue and resettle to his game reserve a rogue herd of elephants by communicating with the matriarch-- excellent footage of Anthony with the animals.
Ever wonder how the Woolly Mammoth differs from the other elephant species? This site, dedicated to all things elephant, is the perfect site for comparing the different species and learning what characteristic make each unique!
Did you know that elephants cry, play, and laugh just like humans do! From this site you can learn all about elephants, from their family structure to their anatomy, and even their personality! You may find that you and this giant animal have a little more in common than you think!
Wikipedia gives information on elephants from topics such as reproduction to intelligence and behavior. Hundreds of keywords can be clicked on and more information on topics can be found throughout this Wikipedia site. Great information for anyone who wants to learn about all aspects of the elephant is found here.