Magnificent Makhna

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Item Code: NBZ899
Publisher: Tulika Publishers
Author: Aravind Krish Bala
Language: English
Edition: 2012
ISBN: 9789350462447
Pages: 28 (Throughout Color Illustrations)
Other Details 9.50 X 8.50 inches
Weight 130 gm
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Shipped to 153 countries
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More than 1M+ customers worldwide
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100% Made in India
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23 years in business
Book Description
About The Book

After Black Panther, Aravind Krish Bala brings to readers another dramatic story from the Western Ghats. It is about a tusk less elephant, referred to as makhna, which is believed to have protected the forests from poachers and timber. traders for many years. In fact, it became such a legend that many people still display its photograph on the walls of their homes.

The other hero in the story is an official of the Tamilnadu Forest Department who has rescued many tigers and leopards from human habitats and returned them to the safety of the forests. Along with brilliant pictures that are like paintings, Magnificent Makhna weaves these two stories together to draw the reader's attention to the cause of conservation.

About the Author

When Aravind Krish Bala first brought back stories and pictures from the forests for his daughter, Spatika, she thought her father owned the forests. Now, after listening to his many stories, she knows they belong to the wild animals. Aravind used to be a teacher, and is now a journalist writing on environment, wildlife and conservation.

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