Gajah 31

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Asian Elephant Specialist Group Gajah #31

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0 Cover, editorial board, instructions for contributors and contents Download PDF
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1-2 Editorial
Jayantha Jayewardene
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3-4 Notes from the Co-chairs IUCN/SSC Asian Elephant Specialist Group
Ajay A. Desai & Simon Hedges
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5-14 The human-elephant conflict in Southeastern Sri Lanka: Type of damage, seasonal patterns, and sexual differences in the raiding behavior of elephants
Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz, Seiki Takatsuki, Sampath K.K. Ekanayaka & Toshikazu Hasegawa
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15-20 Elephant health status in Thailand: The role of mobile elephant clinic and elephant hospital
T. Angkawanish, K. Boonprasert, P. Homkong, P. Sombutputorn, S. Mahasawangkul, S. Jansittiwate, T. Keratimanochaya & B. Clausen
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21-24 Elephant movement in Karra C.D. Block – A spatio-temporal analysis
H. S. Gupta & M. S. Nathawat
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25-28 Captive elephant medicine: Recent developments
Ellen Wiedner & Dennis L. Schmitt
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29-31 A simple method for assessing elephant body condition
Prithiviraj Fernando, H. K. Janaka, Sampath K. K. Ekanayaka, H. G. Nishantha & Jennifer Pastorini
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32-35 Wild elephant counting weeks in the king’s project area, Kui Buri National Park, Southwestern Thailand
Mattana Srikrachang, Supitcha Kiatprajak, Thattaya Bidayabha, Supatcharee Tanasarnpaiboon, Chawalit Sang-indra, Dheeraporn Saenthawee & Suchin Wongsuwan
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36-39 The death of jumbos on railway tracks in northern west Bengal
Mukti Roy, N. Baskaran & Raman Sukumar
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40-45 The occurrence of microfilaria and the response of microfilaria and gut nematodes to ivermectin therapy in Myanmar timber elephants
Zaw Min Oo,Win Ohn Mar Kyaw, Thoung Nyunt & Aung Tun Khaing
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46 Government and WWF brighten the future of Lao wild elephants
Noy Promsouvanh
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47-48 A gathering of experts for Asian elephants
Ravi Corea
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49 HEC Posters from Assam
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43-64 Recent Publications on Asian Elephants
Jennifer Pastorini
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61-66 News Briefs
Jayantha Jayewardene
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The Asian Elephant Specialist Group (AsESG) is a global network of specialists concerned with the study, monitoring, management, and conservation of Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) in its 13 range states