Mahouts and Elephants | EARTH A New Wild

Mahouts and Elephants | EARTH A New Wild
Mahouts and Elephants | EARTH A New Wild
Description

The name Mahout is a traditional Hindi word used to refer to riders and tamers of elephants. In Sumatra, contemporary Mahouts work with trained elephants to protect farms and villages from wild elephants, which have been known to act aggressively towards humans that have been expanding into the local forest. Use this resource to educate students on the Sumatran culture and mutualistic relationships between humans and animals.

Format(s): 
Streaming
Publisher: 
Curricular Information
Download