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How Elephants Mate and Other Folk"s Tales

Edwin W. Irby

How Elephants Mate and Other Folk"s Tales

by Edwin W. Irby

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Published by Vantage Pr .
Written in English


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FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10468715M
ISBN 100533089387
ISBN 109780533089383
OCLC/WorldCa233143102

African elephants are a keystone species, meaning they play a critical role in their known as "ecosystem engineers," elephants shape their habitat in many ways. During the dry Missing: Folks Tales. In the wild when male elephants are ready to mate, they find a herd of females, and fight with other males for the right to mate. Once the winner is declared, the mating begins; the male elephant Missing: Folks Tales.

THE BOOK OF FABLES AND FOLK STORIES tales. Now and then some romancer would take one of them and set it forth in finer, more fantastic garb, but for the most part the form was a homely one, which did not vary greatly from one age to another. In preparing this book for use in schools, I have drawn upon two volumes I had already pub-File Size: KB. Buy this Book on Kindle. SOUTH-AFRICAN FOLK-TALES BY JAMES A. HONEŸ, M.D. [] Contents Start Reading Text [Zipped] This is a collection of South African folklore collected during the 19th century. It includes many great animal tales with classic African wisdom. Elephant And Tortoise Another Version Of The Same Fable Tortoises Hunting.

The best known books of the series are the 12 collections of fairy tales also known as Andrew Lang's "Coloured" Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's Fairy Books of Many Colors. In all, the volumes feature stories, besides the poems in The Blue Poetry Book. Andrew Lang (–) was a Scots poet, novelist, and literary : Andrew Lang, Nora Lang. Captain Arthur Owen Vaughan collected tales when he was a soldier in Africa. Folklorist Andrew Lang also published several African folk tales in his fairy books. Animals are prominent in African folk tales, especially the monkey, elephant, lion, and giraffe, though other animals have their part as well.


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How Elephants Mate and Other Folk"s Tales by Edwin W. Irby Download PDF EPUB FB2

Elephants may stroke each other with their trunks before the male mounts the female from behind, standing almost vertically as they mate. Elephant sex lasts for up to two minutes and afterward, he will stay near the female and guard her from other males.

Females may mate with more than one bull in each How Elephants Mate and Other Folks Tales book cycle, which lasts up to 18 g: Folks Tales. African Folklore Story of How the Elephant Got Its’ Trunk Now it is a matter of common knowledge that The elephant has a long trunk, which he uses both as a.

These tales (included in the author's book East Africa: Societies and Environments) come from Naomi Kipury's Oral Literature of the Maasai (Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers, ) and Kenyan Oral Narratives by K.

Adagala and W. Kabira (Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers, ). They are but a small sample of the great. Elephants Elephants Elephants Elephants.

Informational (nonfiction), words, Level N (Grade 2), Lexile L. Elephants is an informational text that describes the largest land animals-their bodies, their diet, and their families.

Photographs of Asian and African elephants include captions that feature additional interesting g: Folks Tales. 3. They bond. Elephants are known to develop strong, intimate bonds between friends and family members.

There have been reports of elephants forming lifelong friendships with each other Author: Helena Williams. The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India by Marcia Williams. 3 Total Resources 1 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Grade; ; Genre; Fairy Tales / Folklore; Cultural Area; South Asian.

The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India Paperback – 2 May The Tiger Child: A Folk Tale from India (Puffin Folk Tales of the World) by Joanna Troughton Paperback £ Only 11 left in stock (more on the way). Sent from and sold by Amazon/5(30). Elephant Breeding and Reproduction.

The courtship between a male and a female elephant is short lived. They will rub their bodies on each other and even wrap trunks. The females tend to run away from the males and he will have to pursue her. This game of cat and mouse can continue for a very long time before the actual mating does g: Folks Tales.

When Hippo Was Hairy is just one of the thirty-six fascinating stories about African animals in this imaginative book. The folklore and mythology of the African people have been handed down by word of mouth through generations of tribal life.5/5(3).

Marcia Williams. Marcia Williams has illustrated and retold many literary classics for children with her distinctive cartoon-strip style.

Among her highly acclaimed titles are: Greek Myths, Mr William Shakespeare's Plays, God and His Creations: Tales from the Old Testament and Oliver Twist and Other Great Dickens is also the author of the bestselling Archie's War and My Secret War.

In the Absence of Fathers: A Story of Elephants and Men. Posted by Fr A plan was devised to relocate some of the elephants to other African game reserves. Being enormous creatures, elephants are not easily transported. and a FICO score ofand STILL can mate.

My message to women is to only “mate” with top-quality men and the Missing: Folks Tales. The other merchant was passing through the houses. It was decided that either of them could go through any street, which the other had left. The merchant passed through the same house and called, “Buy tin ware.

Buy brass utensils”. The little girl heard the cries and asked her grandmother to see what the merchant would give for the plate. children will enjoy the comic like folk tales in this illustrated book, Marcia Williams from India, which gives second and third graders laughter, wild imaginations as they learn some wisdom, about good friends can not be separated, good not to talk much or manipulate and more as they read short tales/5.

The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India Paperback – 25 Feb. by Marcia Williams (Author) › Visit Amazon's Marcia Williams Page. search results for this author.

Marcia Williams (Author) out of 5 stars 30 ratings. See all 19 formats and editions Hide /5(30). The folklores and folktales have been an eternal part of every culture since ages. When it comes to Indian folk tales, the country of diverse religions, languages and cultures has a complete range of tales and short stories.

Indian folklore has a wide range of stories and mythological legends, which emerge from all. That was a long time ago but the pictures in this book, the people in this book, and the stories in this book are still what I remember of these months of The second element that is important in this book is, of course, the stories.

They are not the traditional stories you can hear and read coming from traditional Africa/5(15). Then God stuck the other two wings on the banana plant, which is how it got its big leaves. When the elephants woke up groggy from sleep, they discovered their great loss.

And they got wild — so wild that they scampered off into the forests. A tribal folk tale from Orissa collected by Verrier Elwin. The White Elephant and Other Tales from India. Stories taken from various sources and originally broadcast by the "Radio Lady", which read smoothly.

Her introduction gives children further books to explore and introduces them to comparative folklore. Indian folk tales as old as the Ganges. Well, maybe not that old, but as the compiler points out in her introduction 'some have come down to us from the early days of Buddha, and were taken from a book, called the Jataka Tales.' That's the 4th century BC/5.

This is a story I am posting here for future inclusion in the (upcoming) Elephant is a Jataka tale from Jataka Tales, edited by H. Francis and E. Thomas (). In this story, the Buddha, born as an elephant, defeats a monstrous crab, with help provided at a crucial moment by the loyal she-elephant.

Asian elephants, like great apes, dogs, certain corvids (the bird group that includes ravens), and us, have now been shown to recognize when a herd mate is upset and to offer gentle caresses and Missing: Folks Tales.One of the principal Hindu gods is depicted as having an elephant’s head to represent his long memory and great wisdom, and there are a wide variety of African folk tales explaining how it is that elephants are as intelligent as humans.

Even outside of Africa and Asia, some myths and legends have seen the influence of elephants. An elephant who texted for help and other tales of animals on the move the book presents in intimate detail the comings and goings of species .