Fascinating article from today's New York Times magazine called An Elephant Crackup? illustrates why elephants are like humans (including, but not limited to their long memories and strong familial attachments) -- and describes their anger at humans and rhinos.
A long, very good read.
October 8, 2006
NYT Magazine: An Elephant Crackup?
By CHARLES SIEBERT
Attacks by elephants on villages, people and other animals are on the rise. Some researchers are pointing to a species-wide trauma and the fraying of the fabric of pachyderm society.