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Editors: Maya Aranovich and Olivier Dufresne
Book Description:
In this book, the authors present topical research in the study of the ecology, behavior and cognition of elephants. Topics discussed in this compilation include the fertility, birth rate, infant mortality and survivorship of elephants in human care; the arrival of elephants on the island of Cyprus and their subsequent accumulation in fossil sites; habit relationships of Asian elephants; fertility control and African elephants; elephant milk; the influence of swamps and seasons on the density and diversity of large wild mammals in Amboseli National Park, Kenya and the numerical cognition of elephants. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:

Elephants under Human Care: Fertility, Birth Rate, Infant Mortality and Survivorship
(Joseph Saragusty, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Berlin, Germany) pp.1-48

The Arrival of Elephants on the Island of Cyprus and their Subsequent Accumulation in Fossil Sites
(Eleftherios Hadjisterkotis, Environmental Officer, Ministry of the Interior, Nicosia, Cyprus, and others)pp.49-76

Fertility Control and African Elephants: A New Paradigm for Management
(J.F. Kirkpatrick, A.K. Delsink, J.J. van Altena, H.J. Bertschinger, The Science and Conservation Center, ZooMontana, Billings, Montana, USA, and others)pp.77-96

Elephant Milk
(Gernot Osthoff, Department of Microbial, Biochemical and Food Biotechnology, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa)pp.97-116

The Influence of Swamps and Seasons on the Density and Diversity of Large Wild Mammals in Amboseli National Park, Kenya
(Moses Makonjio Okello, John Warui Kiringe, The School for Field Studies, Center for Wildlife Management Studies, Nairobi, Kenya)pp.117-132

Behavioral Study and Monitoring of Asian Elephant (Elephas Maximus) Reintroduction under the Queen’s Initiative
(Taweepoke Angkavanish, Chatchote Thitaram, Thai Elephant Conservation Center, National Elephant Institute, Forest Industry Organization, Lampang, Thailand, and others)pp.133-144

Numerical Cognition of Elephants: Relative Quantity Judgment by an African Forest Elephant Loxodonta Cyclotis and an African Savannah Elephant Loxodonta Africana
(Naoko Irie, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Shonan International Village, Hayama, Kanagawa, Japan)pp.145-152

Intensity of Elephant Occupancy in Marsabit Protected Area, Kenya: Effects of Biophysical and Anthropogenic Factors ^
(Shadrack M. Ngene, Andrew K. Skidmore, Hein Van Gils, Sipke R. Van Wieren, Herbet H.T. Prins, Iain Douglas-Hamilton, Albertus G. Toxopeus, Faculty of Geo-information Science and Earth Observation of the University of the Twente, Hengelosestraat, the Netherlands, and others)pp.153-172

Walk or Stride?: A Question for Roaming Herds of Elephants in Marsabit Protected Area ^
(Shadrack M. Ngene1, Andrew K. Skidmore, Hein Van Gils, Herbert H.T. Prins, Albertus G. Toxopeus, Iain Douglas-Hamilton, Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of the Twente University, Enschede, The Netherlands, and others)pp.173-192

Index pp.193-202

      Animal Science, Issues and Professions
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012-February
   Pages: 202.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-62100-066-2
   Status: AV
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