Giant Hearts cover page

We are very happy to announce that our book on elephants is now published. In this book, renown scientists and authors take you to the world of elephants. Meeting elephants needs more kindness that you would imagine, this book can show you how to go.

In India, Giant Hearts is available at Rupa Publications:

Outside India, it is available at Amazon:


E.R.C. Davidar, 2012. Whispers from the wild – Writing by E.R.C. Davidar. P. Davidar, Editor, Penguin.

This book received good reviews. One of them here:

Puyravaud J.Ph., 2012. The Asian elephant in the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. Aspect of its conservation explained, ECOS. Available here (1 Mb). FREE.

Davidar, P. 2011. The wetland birds of Pondicherry region. ECOS.

Final_book_15feb2011 (1 Mb). FREE.

Davidar, P. 2010. Fauna of Pondicherry University Campus. Pondicherry University Publications.

Pouchepadass, J. and J.-Ph. Puyravaud (editors), 2002. L’homme et la forêt en Inde du sud : modes de gestion et symbolisme de la forêt dans les Ghâts occidentaux. Karthala et Institut français de Pondichéry.

E.R.C. Davidar, 1997. Cheetal Walk, living in the wilderness. Oxford University Press, New Delhi. Out of print.

E.R.C. Davidar, 1982. Adventures of a wildlife warden. National Book Trust, India. New Delhi.

E.R.C. Davidar, 1972. Tales from the jungle, Orient Longman, Madras.