In this beautifully designed addition to the Scientists in the Field series, journey to the Namibian desert and witness one of nature's largest, most complex, and most intelligent mammals through the eyes of an exacting and innovative scientist.
Donna M. Jackson is an award-winning author of nonfiction books for
children and holds a master's degree in journalism. She lives in
Colorado. Visit her website at www.donnamjackson.net.Caitlin
O'Connell has devoted more than twenty years of her research career
to the study of elephants. She lives in California with her
husband, the photographer Timothy Rodwell.
"This intriguing volume from the Scientists in the Field series will interest readers." --Booklist "The many color photographs, predominantly from the Namibian field sites, capture the majestic elder elephants, their always-appealing offspring, and the dusty, rugged landscapes in which the scientists and research assistants camp and work."--Horn Book "This amazing presentation is a must-have for all collections." --School Library Journal, starred review