Adapted and first publishesd in the United States by Silver Burdett, Aug 1, 1987 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 31 pages
Describes a year in the life of a young African elephant as she migrates with her herd from the open grasslands to the hill country where she mates and also helps her sister raise a newborn baby.
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