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Caitlin O’Connell, Ph.D., has passionately devoted the last nineteen years of her research career to the study of elephants. She is the author of the internationally acclaimed Elephant’s Secret Sense, as well as a photography book, An Elephant’s Life. She is a faculty member in the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in the Stanford School of Medicine and teaches science writing for Stanford University and the New York Times. When she’s not studying elephants, Caitlin is running the nonprofit organization Utopia Scientific (www.utopiascientific.org) and coauthoring her first YA science-fantasy novel with her husband, Timothy Rodwell. Caitlin lives in San Diego with her husband and their dog, Frodo.
The photographers Caitlin O’Connell, Ph.D., and Timothy Rodwell, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., are scientists and professional photographers that have blended art and science to help make science more accessible and engaging. Their photography has appeared in National Geographic, National Wildlife Magazine, Discover, Science News, Africa Geographic, and many other international magazines, scientific journals, and newspapers. More of their elephant photography will appear in their forthcoming photography book An Elephant's Life, which will feature every aspect of an elephant's life in rich detail. Caitlin is on the faculty in the Stanford School of Medicine and Timothy is an assistant professor at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.
I was unsure if I was going to be interested or focused when reading this book. The complete opposite came to life when I opened it and did a book walk. Read morePublished on June 2, 2012 by Marisa
When I first looked at this book I thought it was all about elephants but I soon found out that it was about much, much more. Read morePublished on June 1, 2012 by jfn
This is an intriguing book about elephants in Africa. The illustrator uses many colorful photos to capture the eye of the reader. Read morePublished on May 29, 2012 by sandrak