By: Toke Gale (Author)
162 pages, illustrations
Burmese Timber Elephant provides an in-depth look at Burmese timber elephants. The author himself was a Burmese forester for many years and much of the information here comes from his first hand experience. Burmese Timber Elephant covers such details as the physical body of elephants, sleeping and feeding habits, the phenomenon of musth, reproduction, period of gestation, life expectancy, capture methods, training, care, dragging gear, and discussion of the Burmese white elephant. Burmese Timber Elephant is necessary reading matter for anyone interested in working elephants in Southeast Asia.
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