"This fine volume on the Asian elephant is certainly timely and thorough...This book is the most current work on this subject and is designed mainly for a professional audience. However, general readers with a strong interest in elephants will be able to use this as a resource." Choice
"This must surely become the standard reference book for the Asian elephant. It provides a wealth of relevant information that will be important to all who have to deal with humans and elephants." Quarterly Review of Biology
"...has a great deal of interesting information about Asian elephant natural history which is not available elsewhere: for example, wild diet, reproductive rates and home range sizes. The recommendations for conservation strategies are well thought out and include discussions of current strategies for habitat preservation used in Africa. The bibliography is excellent. I recommend this book as a resource volume to anyone interested in wild Asian elephant conservation issues. The factual information about animal natural history is also informative, particularly as a comparison to African elephants." John Lehnhardt, Animal Keepers' Forum
This ecological analysis of elephant-human interaction, and its implications for the conservation of Asian elephants, includes recommendations on conservation and management, taking into consideration the socio-economic characteristics of the Asian region.