Elephant Books
Books about Elephants either having elephants as the main characters/focus or take up at least one Chapter.

PLEASE no children books.
1 Water for Elephants
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2 The Elephant Whisperer
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3 Modoc: The True Story of th...
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4 Love, Life, and Elephants: ...
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5 A Son of the Circus
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6 Silent Thunder: In the Pres...
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7 Hannah's Dream
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8 The Elephant's Child: And O...
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9 Zoo Story: Life in the Gard...
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10 The White Bone
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11 Hannah's Dream
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12 Elephant Memories: Thirteen...
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13 The Elephant Keeper
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14 When Elephants Weep: The Em...
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15 The Fifth Elephant (Discwor...
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16 Cowboy and His Elephant
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17 West with the Night
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18 Bad Elephant Far Stream
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19 Elephant Memories: Thirteen...
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20 Secrets of the Savanna: Twe...
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21 Elephant Dance
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22 To The Elephant Graveyard
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23 To the Elephant Graveyard
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24 Kicked, Bitten, and Scratch...
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25 Don't Look Behind You!: A S...
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26 An Elephant in the Garden
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27 To Fetch a Thief (A Chet an...
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28 A Viagem do Elefante
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29 The Encyclopedia Of Elephan...
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30 Larger Than Life
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31 Water for Elephants
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32 Elephants on Acid: And Othe...
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33 The Elephant Keeper
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34 Chained
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35 Planet Elephant
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36 Silverhair (Mammoth, #1)
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37 The Wilderness Family: At H...
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38 Het wezen van de olifant
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38 Rosy Is My Relative
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38 Elephant Run
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38 Ellie the Elephant (Illustr...
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38 The Games End
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38 Coming of Age With Elephant...
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38 Wild Animal School
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38 The Magician's Elephant
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46 The Elephant Vanishes
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46 The Story of Babar
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46 Last Chain On Billie: How O...
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46 Sunrise Song (Treasures of ...
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46 The Blue Moon Circus
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51 Travels On My Elephant
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51 Der Hundertjährige, der aus...
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51 Elephants on the Edge: What...
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51 A Most Dangerous Journey: T...
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55 Queen of the Elephants
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55 Elephants, Ancient And Modern
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55 An Elephant's Life: An Inti...
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55 Elephant Slaves and Pampere...
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59 Serengeti Shall Not Die
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59 The Elephants
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59 Elephant Company: The Inspi...
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62 Eye to Eye: Intimate Encoun...
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62 Longtusk (Mammoth, #2)
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62 African Elephants
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62 The Elephant's Secret Sense...
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62 Elephants: Majestic Creatur...
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67 Icebones (Mammoth, #3)
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67 The Last Elephant
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67 The Zookeeper's Wife: A War...
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67 The Life And Lore Of The El...
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71 Behemoth (Mammoth, #1-3)
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71 Mammoth Hunt
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71 Travels with Tarra
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74 Wild Orphans
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75 Dumbo: A Little Golden Book
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76 Mango Elephants in the Sun:...
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77 When the Elephants Dance
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77 The Eye of the Elephant: An...
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79 Delta the Dancing Elephant:...
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80 The Living Elephants: Evolu...
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81 Elephant Destiny: Biography...
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82 On This Earth: Photographs ...
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82 Twilight of the Mammoths: I...
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84 Elephant Reflections
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85 Among the Elephants
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86 Elephantoms: Tracking the E...
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87 Silent Thunder: The Hidden ...
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88 The African Elephant: Twili...
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89 The Astonishing Elephant
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90 Elephas Maximus: A Portrait...
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91 Echo of the Elephants: The ...
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92 The Fate of the Elephant
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93 Elephants
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94 Elephant
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95 The Last Savanna
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Themis-Athena (Does not and never will own a Kindle) Oh my God ... what an incredible photo!


Themis-Athena (Does not and never will own a Kindle) "I suppose if there were a part of the world in which mastodon still lived, somebody would design a new gun, and men, in their eternal impudence, would hunt mastodon as they now hunt elephant. Impudence seems to be the word. At least David and Goliath were of the same species, but, to an elephant, a man can only be a midge with a deathly sting.

"It is absurd for a man to kill an elephant. It is not brutal, it is not heroic, and certainly it is not easy; it is just one of those preposterous things that men do like putting a dam across a great river, one tenth of whose volume could engulf the whole of mankind without disturbing the domestic life of a single catfish.

"Elephant, beyond the fact that their size and conformation are aesthetically more suited to the treading of this earth than our angular informity, have an average intelligence comparable to our own. Of course they are less agile and physically less adaptable than ourselves -- nature having developed their bodies in one direction and their brains in another, while human beings, on the other hand, drew from Mr. Darwin's lottery of evolution both the winning ticket and the stub to match it. This, I suppose, is why we are so wonderful and can make movies and electric razors and wireless sets -- and guns with which to shoot the elephant, the hare, clay pigeons, and each other."

Beryl Markham: West with the Night


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Lulu I love elephants! Thanks for this list :) Now I just need to find some more lists about tigers, lions (I already have a few so I think I'm good), and ocean animals...


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