Publications on Asian Elephants 2008

D. Abraham & J. Davis
Revised trunk wash collection procedure for captive elephants in a range country setting
Gajah 28 (2008) 53-54 Download pdf (68 KB)

C. Arivazhagan & R. Sukumar
Constructing age structures of Asian elephant populations: A comparison of two field methods of age estimation
Gajah 29 (2008) 11-16 Download pdf (68 KB)

H. Aupperle, A. Reischauer, F. Bach, T. Hildebrandt, F. Göritz, K. Jäger, R. Scheller, H.-J. Klaue & H.-A. Schoon
Chronic endometritis in an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 39 (2008) 107–110 Abstract/Download

R. F. W. Barnes
The design of crop-raiding studies
Gajah 28 (2008) 4-7 Download pdf (24 KB)

L.A. Bates, P.C. Lee, N. Njiraini, J.H. Poole, K. Sayialel, S. Sayialel, C.J. Moss, R.W. Byrne
Do Elephants Show Empathy?
Journal of Consciousness Studies 15, #10-11 (2008) 204-225 Abstract/Download

L.A. Bates, J.H. Poole & R.W. Byrne
Elephant cognition
Current Biology 18 (2008) 544-546 Abstract/Download

U. Bechert, J.M. Christensen, C. Nguyen, R. Neelkant & E. Bendas
Pharmacokinetics of orally administered phenylbutazone in African and Asian elephants (Loxodonta africana and Elephas maximus)
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 39 (2008) 188–200 Abstract/Download

J. Borah & K. Deka
Nutritional evaluation of forage preferred by wild elephants in the Rani Range Forest, Assam, India
Gajah 28 (2008) 41-43 Download pdf (52 KB)

A. Campos-Arceiz, A.R. Larrinaga, U.R. Weerasinghe, S. Takatsuki, J. Pastorini, P. Leimgruber, P. Fernando & L. Santamaría
Behavior rather than diet mediates seasonal differences in seed dispersal by Asian elephants
Ecology 89 (2008) 2684–2691 Abstract/Download

A. Campos-Arceiz, T.Z. Lin, W. Htun, S. Takatsuki & P. Leimgruber
Working with mahouts to explore the diet of work elephants in Myanmar (Burma)
Ecological Research 23 (2008) 1057–1064 Abstract/Download

J. V. Cheeran
Drug immobilisation – yesterday, today and tomorrow
Gajah 29 (2008) 35-38 Download pdf (60 KB)

R. Clubb, M. Rowcliffe, P. Lee, K.U. Mar, C. Moss, G.J. Mason
Compromised survivorship in zoo elephants
Science 322 (2008) 1649 Abstract/Download

M. Cordingley
Participatory development in Nepal: Challenges and opportunities for conservation in managing human elephant conflict
Gajah 29 (2008) 41-44 Download pdf (56 KB)

B. Drews, R. Hermes, F. Göritz, C. Gray, J. Kurz, I. Lueders & T.B. Hildebrandt
Early embryo development in the elephant assessed by serial ultrasound examinations
Theriogenology 69 (2008) 1120–1128 Abstract/Download

P. Fernando, E.D. Wikramanayake, H.K. Janaka, L.K.A. Jayasinghe, M. Gunawardena, S.W. Kotagama, D. Weerakoon & J. Pastorini
Ranging behavior of the Asian elephant in Sri Lanka
Mammalian Biology 73 (2008) 2-13 Abstract/Download

B.L. Hart, L.A. Hart, N. Pinter-Wollman
Large brains and cognition: Where do elephants fit in?
Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 32 (2008) 86-98 Abstract/Download

N. Hazarika, A. Sharma, B.K. Talukdar, N.K. Nath & P.K. Sarma
Conservation values of Asian elephants: People’s appreciation
Gajah 29 (2008) 28-31 Download pdf (76 KB)

R. Hermes, J. Saragusty, W. Schaftenaar, F. Göritz, D.L. Schmitt & T.B. Hildebrandt
Obstetrics in elephants
Theriogenology 70 (2008) 131-144 Abstract/Download

R. Ingomar Petersen & K.K.B. Dahl
How to keep elephants in a glass house - A new elephant house for the Copenhagen Zoo
Structural Engineering International 18 (2008) 227-229 Abstract/Download

N. Irie-Sugimoto, T. Kobayashi, T. Sato & T. Hasegawa
Evidence of means–end behavior in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
Animal Cognition (2008) 11:359–365 Abstract/Download

R. Joshi & R. Singh
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) and riparian wildlife corridors: A case study from lesser-Himalayan zone of Uttarakhand
The Journal of American Science 4 (2008) 63-75 Abstract/Download

R. Joshi & R. Singh
Feeding behaviour of wild Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) in the Rajaji National Park
The Journal of American Science 4 (2008) 34-48 Abstract/Download

R. Joshi & R. Singh
Unusual behaviour of Asian elephants in the Rajaji National Park, North-West India
Gajah 29 (2008) 32-34 Download pdf (84 KB)

H. I. E. Katugaha
The last kraal in Sri Lanka
Gajah 29 (2008) 5-10 Download pdf (80 KB)

C. Kilgallon, E. Flach, W. Boardman, A. Routh, T. Strike & B. Jackson
Analysis of biochemical markers of bone metabolism in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 39 (2008) 527-536 Abstract/Download

C. Kongrit, C. Siripunkaw, W.Y. Brockelman, V. Akkarapatumwong, T.F. Wright & L.S. Eggert
Isolation and characterization of dinucleotide microsatellite loci in the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Molecular Ecology Resources 8 (2008) 175–177 Abstract/Download

F. Kurt & J. Endres
Some remarks on the success of artificial insemination in elephants
Gajah 29 (2008) 39-40 Download pdf (60 KB)

P. Leimgruber, B. Senior, Uga, Myint Aung, M. A. Songer, T. Mueller, C. Wemmer & J. D. Ballou
Modeling population viability of captive elephants in Myanmar (Burma): implications for wild populations
Animal Conservation 11 (2008) 198–205 Abstract/Download

L. Lin, L. Feng, W. Pan, X. Guo, J. Zhao, A. Luo & L. Zhang
Habitat selection and the change in distribution of Asian elephants in Mengyang Protected Area, Yunnan, China
Acta Theriologica 53 (2008) 365-374 Abstract/Download

L. Lin, L. Zhang, L. Feng, X. Guo, J. Zhao & J. Dao
A preliminary study on designing ecological corridors in Xishuangbanna National Nature Reserve with 3S techniques
Frontiers of Biology in China 3 (2008) 101–105 Abstract/Download

A. Menargues, V. Urios & M. Mauri
Welfare assessment of captive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) and Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) using salivary cortisol measurement
Animal Welfare 17 (2008) 305-312 Abstract/Download

S. K. Mikota
Review of tuberculosis in captive elephants and implications for wild populations
Gajah 28 (2008) 8-18 Download pdf (144 KB)

C.E. Miller, C. Basu, G. Fritsch, T. Hildebrandt & J.R. Hutchinson
Ontogenetic scaling of foot musculoskeletal anatomy in elephants
Journal of the Royal Society Interface 5 (2008) 465-475 Abstract/Download

A. Moss, D. Francis & M. Esson
The relationship between viewing area size and visitor behavior in an immersive Asian elephant exhibit
Visitor Studies 11 (2008) 26-40 Abstract/Download

M. Nagendran & H.S. Riddle
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Asian Elephant Conservation Fund - The first ten years of support
Gajah 29 (2008) 45-51 Download pdf (48 KB)

M. Nissani
Elephant cognition: A review of recent experiments
Gajah 28 (2008) 44-52 Download pdf (72 KB)

C.A. Oliveira, E.C.G. Felippe & M.O.M. Chelini
Serum cortisol and progestin concentrations in pregnant and non-pregnant Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
Research in Veterinary Science 84 (2008) 361–363 Abstract/Download

N.M.B. Pradhan, P. Wegge, S.R. Moe & A.K. Shrestha
Feeding ecology of two endangered sympatric megaherbivores: Asian elephant Elephas maximus and greater one-horned rhinoceros Rhinoceros unicornis in lowland Nepal
Wildlife Biology 14 (2008) 147-154 Abstract/Download

A. Ramanathan & A. Mallapur
A visual health assessment of captive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) housed in India
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 39 (2008) 148–154 Abstract/Download

L. Ren, M. Butler, C. Miller, H. Paxton, D. Schwerda, M.S. Fischer & J.R. Hutchinson
The movements of limb segments and joints during locomotion in African and Asian elephants
The Journal of Experimental Biology 211 (2008) 2735-2751 Abstract/Download

L. Ren & J.R. Hutchinson
The three-dimensional locomotor dynamics of African (Loxodonta africana) and Asian (Elephas maximus) elephants reveal a smooth gait transition at moderate speed
Journal of the Royal Society Interface 5 (2008) 195-211 Abstract/Download

E.J.J. Rood, W. Azmi & M. Linkie
Elephant crop raiding in a disturbed environment: The effect of landscape clearing on elephant distribution and crop raiding patterns in the North of Aceh, Indonesia
Gajah 29 (2008) 17-23 Download pdf (56 KB)

K.A.P. Samansiri & D.K. Weerakoon
A study on the seed dispersal capability of Asian elephants in the Northwestern region of Sri Lanka
Gajah 28 (2008) 19-24 Download pdf (40 KB)

P.K. Sarma, B. K. Talukdar, J.K. Baruah, B.P. Lahkar & N. Hazarika
A geo-spatial assessment of habitat loss of Asian elephants in Golaghat District of Assam
Gajah 28 (2008) 25-30 Download pdf (88 KB)

J. Siegal-Willott, R. Isaza, R. Johnson & M. Blaik
Distal limb radiography, ossification, and growth plate closure in the juvenile Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 39 (2008) 320–334 Abstract/Download

A.F. Sitompul, J.P. Carroll, J. Peterson & S. Hedges
Modelling impacts of poaching on the Sumatran elephant population in Way Kambas National Park, Sumatra, Indonesia
Gajah 28 (2008) 31-40 Download pdf (116 KB)

B.E. Slade-Cain, L.E.L. Rasmussen & B.A. Schulte
Estrous state influences on investigative, aggressive, and tail flicking behavior in captive female Asian elephants
Zoo Biology 27 (2008) 167-180 Abstract/Download

C. Thitaram, J.L. Brown, P. Pongsopawijit, S. Chansitthiwet, W. Wongkalasin, P. Daram, R. Roongsri , A. Kalmapijit, S. Mahasawangkul, S. Rojansthien, B. Colenbrander, G.C. van der Weijden, F.J.C.M. van Eerdenburg
Seasonal effects on the endocrine pattern of semi-captive female Asian elephants (Elephas maximus): Timing of the anovulatory luteinizing hormone surge determines the length of the estrous cycle
Theriogenology 69 (2008) 237–244 Abstract/Download

C. Thitaram, N. Thongtip, C. Somgird, B. Colenbrander, D.C.J. van Boxtel, F. van Steenbeek & J.A. Lenstra
Evaluation and selection of microsatellite markers for an identification and parentage test of Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
Conservation Genetics 9 (2008) 921-925 Abstract/Download

N. Thongtip, J. Saikhun, S. Mahasawangkul, K. Kornkaewrat, P. Pongsopavijitr, N. Songsasen & A. Pinyopummin
Potential factors affecting semen quality in the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 6 (2008) 9. Abstract/Download

N. Thongtip, J. Saikhun, S. Mahasawangkul, K. Kornkaewrat, P. Suthanmapinanh & A. Pinyopummin
Effect of pentoxifylline on the motility characteristics and viability of spermatozoa in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) with low semen quality
Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine 38 #3 (2008) 37-45 Abstract/Download

J.H. van der Kolk, J.P.T.M. van Leeuwen, A.J.M. van den Belt, R.H.N. van Schaik & W. Schaftenaar
Subclinical hypocalcaemia in captive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
Veterinary Record 162 (2008) 475-479 Abstract/Download

S. Varma
Spatial distribution of Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) and its habitat usage pattern in Kalakad–Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, Western Ghats, southern India
Current Science 94 (2008) 501-506 Abstract/Download

S. Varma, N.X. Dang, T. Van Thanh & R. Sukumar
The Asian elephants Elephas maximus of Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam: status and conservation of a vanishing population
Oryx 42 (2008) 92–99 Abstract/Download

J.F.X. Wellehan, A.J. Johnson, A.L. Childress, K.E. Harr & R. Isaza
Six novel gammaherpesviruses of Afrotheria provide insight into the early divergence of the Gammaherpesvirinae
Veterinary Microbiology 127 (2008) 249-257 Abstract/Download

D.L. Wells & R.M. Irwin
Auditory stimulation as enrichment for zoo-housed Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
Animal Welfare 17 (2008) 335-340 Abstract/Download

E.B. Wiedner, C. Gray, P. Rich, G.L. Jacobson, R. Isaza, D. Schmitt & W.A. Lindsay
Nonsurgical repair of an umbilical hernia in two Asian elephant calves (Elephas maximus)
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 39 (2008) 248–251 Abstract/Download

R.D. Wijesekera, G.K.H. de Alwis, D. Vithana & W.D. Ratnasooriya
Serum levels of some electrolytes of captive Sri Lankan elephants
Gajah 29 (2008) 24-27 Download pdf (48 KB)

L. Yon, J. Chen, P. Moran & B. Lasley
An analysis of the androgens of musth in the Asian bull elephant (Elephas maximus)
General and Comparative Endocrinology 155 (2008) 109–115 Abstract/Download