Home Photography Photo Galleries Sanctuary Asia Archives: Revisiting 1985 – Second Glance

Sanctuary Asia Archives: Revisiting 1985 – Second Glance

Understanding Elephants By M.Y. Ghorpade

A tusker seems to enjoy the rain. This largest terrestrial herbivore possesses a glorious history in association with man. Yet this species is ruthlessly persecuted, either for ‘sport’ or for the value of its ivory. In Asia, only male elephants sport tusks. According to some naturalists, if females too had tusks (as their African counterparts do) the poachers may well have wiped out the entire species.
Views : 1443


 

Subscribe to our Magazines

Subscribe Now!