The Longform Guide to Elephants
The Day They Hanged an Elephant in Eastern Tennessee
In 1916, a down-on-its-luck traveling circus hung its star elephant. The crime? Murder.
An Elephant Crackup?
The similarities between the reactions of elephants and humans to childhood trauma.
Shooting an Elephant
On imperialism, doubt and a day in colonial Burma.
Elephant Tug of War: The Story of the Toronto Zoo Transfer
Is it ever OK for zoos to display elephants? And if not, what should keepers do with them?
Do Elephants Have Souls?
Nearly everything you could want to know about elephants, plus the metaphysical questions the animals raise about our own consciousness.
The Joys and Dangers of Exploring Africa on the Back of an Elephant
Riding rescued elephants through a wildlife park.