Gajah: Journal of the IUCN/SSC Asian Elephant Specialist Group

Gajah 38

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Asian Elephant Specialist Group Gajah #38     1.45 MB  2013

2013 - Gajah 38


Cover, editorial board, instructions for contributors and contents

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Alex Rubel


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Notes from the co-chairs IUCN/SSC Asian Elephant Specialist Group

Ajay A. Desai & Simon Hedges

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The dangerous myth of the noble beast

Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz

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Does moonlight affect Asian elephants?

Richard F. W. Barnes

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Birth sex ratio and determinants of fecundity in female timber elephants of Myanmar

Khyne U Mar

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Diurnal activity and food choice of free-foraging captive elephants at the Seblat Elephant Conservation Center, Sumatra, Indonesia

Arnold F. Sitompul, Curtice R. Griffin & Todd K. Fuller

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A comparison of stereotypic behaviour in Asian elephants at three different institutions in Sri Lanka

R. K. de Mel, Devaka K. Weerakoon & W. D. Ratnasooriya

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Disproportionate dwarfism in a wild Asian elephant

Rohan Wijesinha, Nadika Hapuarachchi, Brad Abbott, Jennifer Pastorini & Prithiviraj Fernando

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Human-elephant conflict due to movement of elephants between India and Nepal and WWF-India initiatives to address it

Sangita Mitra

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Patrolling and law enforcement for elephant management in Nam Pouy National Protected Area, Xayabouly Province, Lao PDR

Khamkhoun Khounboline

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Death of Asian elephants due to railway accidents in Odisha, India

Nimain C. Palei, Bhakta P. Rath & C. S. Kar

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Assessment of response of elephants to beehives placed in a paddy field

K. Pavithra Shri, C. Gunasekaran , M. Salahudeen , A. Asaikkutti & A. Agnes Deepa

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Recent publications on Asian elephants

Jennifer Pastorini

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News Briefs

Jayantha Jayewardene

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