Trunk Call

Lakshmi Bayi

A casual look at the elephant kingdom will teach us how to live

Wild at Heart

Stephen Alter reimagines Mowgli

Chronicle of a Death Not Foretold

A pregnant elephant’s horrific end leads to a political slugfest between the right and the left

Creatures Great and Small

Beastly tales in fiction

Right of Passage

Corridors are essential to link shrinking tusker habitats

The Elephant Whisperer

What started as a photography assignment to capture a festival of pachyderms soon turned into a passion project for Anand Shinde

The One-Eyed Star Elephant of Kerala

Thechikottukavu Ramachandran, a Bihari by birth, has a fan following. You may even log onto a Facebook community set up by Malayalees who adore the tusker

Jumbo Gift

An Ambani joins the crowd of those who have donated elephants to temples

Confessions of a government elephant keeper

“In the mating season, a secretion forms on the elephant’s forehead. We have to keep a safe distance.”

The Elephant in the Rain

It was a sight that haunts me. Humans can be frightfully mean without giving it a second thought.


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