Publications on Asian Elephants 2012

K.S. Abeysinghe, A.N.F. Perera & P. Fernando
Developing a practical and reliable protocol to assess the internal parasites of Asian elephants
Gajah 37 (2012) 22-26 Download PDF (590 KB)

M.J. Adkesson, R.E. Junge, M.C. Allender & T. Martïín-Jiménez
Pharmacokinetics of a long-acting ceftiofur crystalline-free acid formulation in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
American Journal of Veterinary Research 73 (2012) 1512-1518 Abstract/Download

R. Alfred, A.H. Ahmad, J. Payne, C. Williams, L.N. Ambu, P.M. How & B. Goossens
Home range and ranging behaviour of Bornean elephant (Elephas maximus borneensis) females
PLoS ONE 7 (2012) e31400 Abstract/Download

F.S. Ahrestani, I.M.A. Heitkönig & H.H.T. Prins
Diet and habitat-niche relationships within an assemblage of large herbivores in a seasonal tropical forest
Journal of Tropical Ecology 28 (2012) 385-394 Abstract/Download

E. Albayrak & A.M. Lister
Dental remains of fossil elephants from Turkey
Quaternary International 276-277 (2012) 198-211 Abstract/Download

J. Arvidsson, M. Amundin & M. Laska
Successful acquisition of an olfactory discrimination test by Asian elephants, Elephas maximus
Physiology & Behavior 105 (2012) 809–814 Abstract/Download

B. Arzi, V.P. Willard, D.J. Huey, F.J.M. Verstraete, N. Vapniarsky-Arzi & K.A. Athanasiou
The temporomandibular joint disc of Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) and African elephant (Loxodonta africana)
European Journal of Wildlife Research 58 (2012) 451-459 Abstract/Download

H.K. Baishya, S. Dey, A. Sarmah, A. Sharma, S. Gogoi, T. Aziz, D. Ghose & A.C. Williams
Use of chilli fences to deter Asian elephants - A pilot study
Gajah 36 (2012) 11-13 Download PDF (262 KB)

F. Bibi, B. Kraatz, N. Craig, M. Beech, M. Schuster & A. Hill
Early evidence for complex social structure in Proboscidea from a late Miocene trackway site in the United Arab Emirates
Biology Letters 8 (2012) 670-673 Abstract/Download

N.C. Boedeker, L.-A.C. Hayek, S. Murray, D.M. de Avila & J.L. Brown
Effects of a gonadotropin-releasing hormone vaccine on ovarian cyclicity and uterine morphology of an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 43 (2012) 603-614 Abstract/Download

K.K. Bonia & B. Dutta
Comparative serum biological constituents of captive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 82 (2012) 715-717 Abstract/Download

D. Bowman
Conservation: Bring elephants to Australia?
Nature 482 (2012) 30 Abstract/Download

A.L. Brandt, Y. Ishida, N.J. Georgiadis & A.L. Roca
Forest elephant mitochondrial genomes reveal that elephantid diversification in Africa tracked climate transitions
Molecular Ecology 21 (2012) 1175–1189 Abstract/Download

A.P. Brock, R. Isaza, R.P. Hunter, L.K. Richman, R.J. Montali, D.L. Schmitt, D.E. Koch & W.A. Lindsay
Estimates of the pharmacokinetics of famciclovir and its active metabolite penciclovir in young Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
American Journal of Veterinary Research 73 (2012) 1996-2000 Abstract/Download

M.J. Brunnermeier, S.A.K. Schmied, M. Muller-Boge & R. Schupfner
Dating of ivory from 20th century by determination of C-14 by the direct absorption method
Applied Radiation and Isotopes 70 (2012) 1595-1602 Abstract/Download

J. Cheeran
Ceremonial elephants in Kerala India and related issues
Gajah 36 (2012) 35-36 Download PDF (201 KB)

K. Conrad
Trade bans: a perfect storm for poaching?
Tropical Conservation Science 5 (2012) 245-254 Abstract/Download

A.J. Curtin, A.A. Macdowell, E.G. Schaible & V.L. Roth
Noninvasive histological comparison of bone growth patterns among fossil and extant neonatal elephantids using synchrotron radiation X-ray microtomography
Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32 (2012) 939-955 Abstract/Download

A. Dangolla
Neurological loose motions in a 45 year old captive tusker in Sri Lanka
Gajah 37 (2012) 45 Download PDF (295 KB)

J.P. Das, B.P. Lahkar & B.K. Talukdar
Increasing trend of human elephant conflict in Golaghat District, Assam, India: Issues and concerns
Gajah 37 (2012) 34-37 Download PDF (545 KB)

E.R.C. Davidar, P. Davidar, P. Davidar & J.-P. Puyravaud
Elephant Elephas maximus Linnaeus (Proboscidea: Elephantidae) migration paths in the Nilgiri Hills, India in the late 1970s
Journal of Threatened Taxa 4 (2012) 3284-3293 Abstract/Download

W.G.N.B.P. Dayanada & D.K. Weerakoon
Visitor survey of the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Sri Lanka
Gajah 37 (2012) 3-10 Download PDF (430 KB)

M. de Nazareth
Human elephant conflict and the role of print media
Gajah 37 (2012) 38-41 Download PDF (254 KB)

D. Denk, M.F. Stidworthy, S. Redrobe, E. Latimer, G.S. Hayward, J. Cracknell, A. Claessens, F. Steinbach, S. McGowan & A. Dastjerdi
Fatal elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus type 5 infection in a captive Asian elephant
Veterinary Record 171 (2012) 380-381 Abstract/Download

S. de Silva & G. Wittemyer
A comparison of social organization in Asian elephants and African savannah elephants
International Journal of Primatology 33 (2012) 1125-1141 Abstract/Download

J.G. Estes, N. Othman, S. Ismail, M. Ancrenaz, B. Goossens, L.N. Ambu, A.B. Estes & P.A. Palmiotto
Quantity and Configuration of available elephant habitat and related conservation concerns in the Lower Kinabatangan Floodplain of Sabah, Malaysia
PLoS ONE 7 (2012) e44601 Abstract/Download

P.L. Falkingham
Acquisition of high resolution three-dimensional models using free, open-source, photogrammetric software
Palaeontologia Electronica 15 (2012) 15.1.1T Abstract/Download

A.A. Farouq, D.K. Abdullah, N. Abdullah & F. Hooi-Ling
Cellulase enzyme production from lignocellulosic substrates by individual and consortium of new fungi isolated from Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) dung
Journal of Enzyme Research 3 (2012) 34-38 Abstract/Download

A.A. Farouq, D.K. Abdullah, F. Hooi-Ling & N. Abdullah
Isolation and characterization of coprophilous cellulolytic fungi from Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) dung
Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare 2 (2012) 44-51 Abstract/Download

P. Fernando
Elephants in captivity: Happy ambassadors or tortured curiosities?
Gajah 37 (2012) 1-2 Download PDF (475 KB)

P. Fernando, P. Leimgruber, T. Prasad & J. Pastorini
Problem-elephant translocation: Translocating the problem and the elephant?
PLoS ONE 7 (2012) e50917 Abstract/Download

Ø. Flagstad, N.M.B. Pradhan, L.G. Kvernstuen & P. Wegge
Conserving small and fragmented populations of large mammals: Non-invasive genetic sampling in an isolated population of Asian elephants in Nepal
Journal for Nature Conservation 20 (2012) 181–190 Abstract/Download

K.P. Gairhe
Veterinary care and breeding of elephants in Nepal
Gajah 37 (2012) 27-30 Download PDF (274 KB)

R. Ghosal, N. Kalaivanan, R. Sukumar & Polani B. Seshagiri
Assessment of estrus cyclicity in the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) by measurement of fecal progesterone metabolite 5a-P-3OH, using a non-invasive assay
General and Comparative Endocrinology 175 (2012) 100-108 Abstract/Download

R. Ghosal, P.B. Seshagirib & R. Sukumar
Dung as a potential medium for inter-sexual chemical signaling in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
Behavioural Processes 91 (2012) 15-21 Abstract/Download

S.S. Glaeser, K.E. Hunt, M.S. Martin, M. Finnegan & J.L. Brown
Investigation of individual and group variability in estrous cycle characteristics in female Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) at the Oregon Zoo
Theriogenology 78 (2012) 285–296 Abstract/Download

T.E. Goodwin, L.J. Broederdorf, B.A. Burkert, I.H. Hirwa, D.B. Mark, Z.J. Waldrip, R.A. Kopper, M.V. Sutherland, E.W. Freeman, J.A. Hollister-Smith & B.A. Schulte
Chemical signals of elephant musth: Temporal aspects of microbially-mediated modifications
Journal of Chemical Ecology 38 (2012) 81–87 Abstract/Download

V.R. Goswami, M.V. Lauretta, M.D. Madhusudan & K.U. Karanth
Optimizing individual identification and survey effort for photographic capture–recapture sampling of species with temporally variable morphological traits
Animal Conservation 15 (2012) 174–183 Abstract/Download

A. Granados, R.B. Weladji & M.R. Loomis
Movement and occurrence of two elephant herds in a human-dominated landscape, the Bénoué Wildlife Conservation Area, Cameroon
Tropical Conservation Science 5 (2012) 150-162 Abstract/Download

T.N.E. Gray, R. Ou, K. Huy, C. Pin & A.L. Maxwell
The status of large mammals in eastern Cambodia: a review of camera trapping data 1999–2007
Cambodian Journal of Natural History 2012 (2012) 42–55 Abstract/Download

S. Gubbi
Patterns and correlates of human–elephant conflict around a south Indian reserve
Biological Conservation 148 (2012) 88-95 Abstract/Download

S. Gubbi, H.C. Poornesha & M.D. Madhusudan
Impact of vehicular traffic on the use of highway edges by large mammals in a South Indian wildlife reserve
Current Science 102 (2012) 1047-1051 Abstract/Download

N.H. Hall, R. Isaza, J.S. Hall, E. Wiedner, B.L. Conrad & H.L. Wamsley
Serum osmolality and effects of water deprivation in captive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 24 (2012) 688-695 Abstract/Download

K. Hardman, A. Dastjerdi, R. Gurrala, A. Routh, M. Banks, F. Steinbach & T. Bouts
Detection of elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus type 1 in asymptomatic elephants using TaqMan real-time PCR
Veterinary Record 170 (2012) e205 Abstract/Download

S. Harikrishnan, K. Vasudevan, A. Udhayan & P.K. Mathur
Biodiversity values of abandoned teak, Tectona grandis plantations in southern Western Ghats: Is there a need for management intervention?
Basic and Applied Ecology 13 (2012) 139-148 Abstract/Download

H.S. Haturusinghe & D.K. Weerakoon
Crop raiding behaviour of elephants in the northwestern region of Sri Lanka
Gajah 36 (2012) 26-31 Download PDF (295 KB)

G.S. Hayward
Conservation: clarifying the risk from herpesvirus to captive Asian elephants
Veterinary Record 170 (2012) 202-203 Abstract/Download

A. Herler & A.S. Stoeger
Vocalizations and associated behaviour of Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) calves
Behaviour 149 (2012) 575-599 Abstract/Download

B. Ibler & R. Pankow
Data on the sleep in the herd of Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus) at Berlin Zoological Garden
Der Zoologische Garten 81 (2012) 239–245 Abstract/Download

P. Imrat, M. Hernandez, S. Rittem, N. Thongtip, S. Mahasawangkul, J. Gosaálvez & W.V. Holt
The dynamics of sperm DNA stability in Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) spermatozoa before and after cryopreservation
Theriogenology 77 (2012) 998–1007 Abstract/Download

P. Imrat, S. Mahasawangkul, J. Gosálvez, P. Suthanmapinanth, P. Sombutputorn, S. Jansittiwate, N. Thongtip, A. Pinyopummin, B. Colenbrander, W. V. Holt & T.A.E. Stout
Effect of cooled storage on quality and DNA integrity of Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) spermatozoa
Reproduction, Fertility and Development 24 (2012) 1105-1116 Abstract/Download

N. Irie & T. Hasegawa
Summation by Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus)
Behavioral Sciences 2 (2012) 50-56 Abstract/Download

S. Jadhav & M. Barua
The elephant vanishes: Impact of human–elephant conflict on people's wellbeing
Health & Place 18 (2012) 1356-1365 Abstract/Download

R. Jamieson, A. Zubaid & T.P. Husband
Exploring the use of GPS telemetry to track translocated Asian elephants in Peninsular Malaysia
Gajah 36 (2012) 14-16 Download PDF (279 KB)

M. Jayasinghe, R. Bandara & A. Dangolla
Case studies of tranquilizing captive elephants in rampage in Sri Lanka
Gajah 37 (2012) 46 Download PDF (303 KB)

R. Joshi
Impacts of the Maha–Kumbh Fair on elephants in Rajaji, India
Gajah 36 (2012) 23-25 Download PDF (262 KB)

N. Kalaivanan, R. Venkataramanan, C. Sreekumar, N. Murali & R.K. Srivastava
Suspected pseudohermaphroditism in a wild Asian elephant
Gajah 36 (2012) 32-34 Download PDF (283 KB)

K. Karthik
Tuberculosis goes wild: Emphasis on elephants
Journal of Veterinary Advances 2 (2012) 534-538 Abstract/Download

W.K. Kiso, A. Asano, A.J. Travis, D.L. Schmitt, J.L. Brown & B.S. Pukazhenthi
Pretreatment of Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) spermatozoa with cholesterol-loaded cyclodextrins and glycerol addition at 4°C improves cryosurvival
Reproduction, Fertility and Development 24 (2012) 1134-1142 Abstract/Download

H.N. Kumara, S. Rathnakumar, M.A. Kumar & M. Singh
Estimating Asian elephant, Elephas maximus, density through distance sampling in the tropical forests of Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Tiger Reserve, India
Tropical Conservation Science 5 (2012) 163-172 Abstract/Download

V.A. Langman, M.F. Rowe, T.J. Roberts, N.V. Langman & C.R. Taylor
Minimum cost of transport in Asian elephants: do we really need a bigger elephant?
Journal of Experimental Biology 215 (2012) 1509-1514 Abstract/Download

R. Lei, R.A. Brenneman, D.L. Schmitt & E.E. Louis Jr.
Genetic diversity in North American captive Asian elephants
Journal of Zoology 286 (2012) 38-47 Abstract/Download

J. Li, Y. Hou, Y. Li & J. Zhang
The latest straight-tusked elephants (Palaeoloxodon)? “Wild elephants” lived 3000 years ago in North China
Quaternary International 281 (2012) 84-88 Abstract/Download

T.T.C. Lin
Cross-platform framing and cross-cultural adaptation: Examining elephant conservation in Thailand
Environmental Communication 6 (2012) 193-211 Abstract/Download

I. Lueders, C. Niemuller, P. Rich, C. Gray, R. Hermes, F. Goeritz & T.B. Hildebrandt
Gestating for 22 months: luteal development and pregnancy maintenance in elephants
Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279 (2012) 3687-3696 Abstract/Download

K.P. Lyashchenko, R. Greenwald, J. Esfandiari, S. Mikota, M. Miller, T. Moller, L. Vogelnest, K.P. Gairhe, S. Robbe-Austerman, J. Gai & W.R. Waters
Field application of serodiagnostics to identify elephants with tuberculosis prior to case confirmation by culture
Clinical and Vaccine Immunology 19 (2012) 1269-1275 Abstract/Download

R. Makecha, O. Fad & S.A. Kuczaj II
The role of touch in the social interactions of Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
International Journal of Comparative Psychology 25 (2012) 60-82 Abstract/Download

K.U. Mar, M. Lahdenperä & V. Lummaa
Causes and correlates of calf mortality in captive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
PLoS ONE 7 (2012) e32335 Abstract/Download

A. Menargues, V. Urios, R. Limiñanaa & M. Mauri
Circadian rhythm of salivary cortisol in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus): A factor to consider during welfare assessment
Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science 15 (2012) Abstract/Download

A. Menargues Marcilla, V. Urios & R. Limiñana
Seasonal rhythms of salivary cortisol secretion in captive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
General and Comparative Endocrinology 176 (2012) 259–264 Abstract/Download

C.L. Myhrvold, H.A. Stone & E. Bou-Zeid
What is the use of elephant hair?
PLoS ONE 7 (2012) e47018 Abstract/Download

I. Nath, S. Samantara, J. V. Cheeran, A. Dangolla & S. K. Panda
Surgical management of temporal bursitis in a captive Asian elephant
Gajah 37 (2012) 42-44 Download PDF (426 KB)

V. Nijman & C.R. Shepherd
The role of Lao PDR in the ivory trade
TRAFFIC Bulletin 24 (2012) 35-40 Abstract/Download

G. Nogge
Elefantenhaltung in Europa und Indien – ein Vergleich Elephant keeping in Europe and India – a comparison
Der Zoologische Garten 81 (2012) 231-238 Abstract/Download

Zaw Min Oo
Health issues of captive Asian elephants in Myanmar
Gajah 36 (2012) 21-22 Download PDF (250 KB)

O. Panagiotopoulou, T.C. Pataky, Z. Hill & J.R. Hutchinson
Statistical parametric mapping of the regional distribution and ontogenetic scaling of foot pressures during walking in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
Journal of Experimental Biology 215 (2012) 1584-1593 Abstract/Download

O. Panagiotopoulou, S.D. Wilshin, E.J. Rayfield, S.J. Shefelbine & J.R. Hutchinson
What makes an accurate and reliable subject-specific finite element model? A case study of an elephant femur
Journal of the Royal Society Interface 9 (2012) 351-361 Abstract/Download

B.F. Platt, S.T. Hasiotis & D.R. Hirmas
Empirical determination of physical controls on megafaunal footprint formation through neoichnological experiments with elephants
Palaios 27 (2012) 725-737 Abstract/Download

T. Ramesh, K. Sankar, Q. Qureshi & R. Kalle
Group size and population structure of megaherbivores (gaur Bos gaurus and Asian elephant Elephas maximus) in a deciduous habitat of Western Ghats, India
Mammal Study 37 (2012) 47-54 Abstract/Download

J.K. Rattan, P.F.J. Eagles & H.L. Mair
Volunteer tourism: its role in creating conservation awareness
Journal of Ecotourism 11 (2012) 1-15 Abstract/Download

H.S. Riddle, D.S. Miller & D.L. Schmitt
Tuberculosis in elephants: Assessing risks versus resources
Gajah 37 (2012) 31-33 Download PDF (250 KB)

M.R. Robinson, K.U. Mar & V. Lummaa
Senescence and age-specific trade-offs between reproduction and survival in female Asian elephants
Ecology Letters 15 (2012) 260–266 Abstract/Download

P.B. Roy & R. Sah
Economic loss analysis of crops yield due to elephant raiding: A case study of Buxa Tiger Reserve (West), West Bengal, India
Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development 3 (2012) 83-88 Abstract/Download

H.K. Sahu & S.K. Das
Human-elephant conflict in Mayurbhanj Elephant Reserve Orissa, India
Gajah 36 (2012) 17-20 Download PDF (295 KB)

L. Sariya, J. Chatsirivech, P. Suksai, W. Wiriyarat, A. Songjaeng, S. Tangsudjai, O. Kanthasaewee, U. Maikaew & K. Chaichoun
Development of a SYBR Green I-based real-time PCR for detection of elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus 1 infection in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
Journal of Virological Methods 185 (2012) 160-165 Abstract/Download

A.H.M.R. Sarker & E. Røskaft
Farmer characteristics and their perception of Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) as an agricultural pest in Bangladesh
International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation 4 (2012) 560-572 Abstract/Download

P. Sarkar, S. Verma & V. Menon
Food selection by Asian elephant (Elephus maximus) in Kameng Elephant Reserve in Northeast India
The Clarion 1 (2012) 70-79 Abstract/Download

R. Sharma, B. Goossens, C. Kun-Rodrigues, T. Teixeira, N. Othman, J.Q. Boone, N.K. Jue, C. Obergfell, R.J. O'Neill & L. Chikhi
Two different high throughput sequencing approaches identify thousands of de novo genomic markers for the genetically depleted Bornean elephant
PLoS ONE 7 (2012) e49533 Abstract/Download

A.F. Sitompul, W. Wardana, C.R. Griffin, T.K. Fuller & Nazarudin
Use of tame elephants to find, immobilize, and collar wild elephants in a Sumatran rainforest
Gajah 37 (2012) 11-15 Download PDF (348 KB)

M. Songer, C. Sampson, C. Williams, J. Forrest, K. Gyeltshen, K. Huy, A. Sharma, A. Gopala, A. Budiman, H. Sadikin, K. Yulianto, A. Viengkhamhak, E. A. Ayub, D. Anthony, R. Alfred, B. Pandav, U. Dachyosdee, O. D. B. Tri, M. Raj, M. Delion, G. J. Thapa & P. Leimgruber
Mapping habitat and deforestation in WWF elephant priority landscapes
Gajah 36 (2012) 3-10 Download PDF (279 KB)

N.M. Srinivasaiah, V.D. Anand, S. Vaidyanathan & A. Sinha
Usual populations, unusual individuals: Insights into the behavior and management of Asian elephants in fragmented landscapes
PLoS One 7 (2012) e42571 Abstract/Download

J.J. Stanton, S. Nofs, R. Peng, G.S. Hayward, & P.D. Ling
Development and validation of quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction assays to detect elephant endotheliotropic herpesviruses-2, 3, 4, 5, and 6
Journal of Virological Methods 186 (2012) 73-77 Abstract/Download

A.S. Stoeger, D. Mietchen, S. Oh, S. de Silva, C.T. Herbst, S. Kwon & W.T. Fitch
An Asian elephant imitates human speech
Current Biology 22 (2012) 2144-2148 Abstract/Download

S. Sulandari & M.S.A. Zein
Mitochondrial DNA variation of the Sumatran elephant populations in Sumatera, Indonesia
Biotropia 19 (2012) 92-102 Abstract/Download

S. Tangyuenyong, N. Viriyakhasem, S. Aungsuchawan, S. Peansukmanee, C. Thitaram, P. Kongtawelert & S. Ongchai
Catabolism of Asian elephant cartilage matrix biomolecules in explant culture
KKU Veterinary Journal 22 (2012) 107-123 Abstract/Download

V. Thuppil & R.G. Coss
Using threatening sounds as a conservation tool: Evolutionary bases for managing human–elephant conflict in India
Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy 15 (2012) 167-185 Abstract/Download

Y. Trisurat, N. Bhumpakphan, D.H. Reed & B. Kanchanasaka
Using species distribution modeling to set management priorities for mammals in northern Thailand
Journal for Nature Conservation 20 (2012) 264–273 Abstract/Download

S. Verma-Kumar, D. Abraham, N. Dendukuri, J.V. Cheeran, R. Sukumar & K.N. Balaji
Serodiagnosis of tuberculosis in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) in Southern India: A latent class analysis
PLoS ONE 7 (2012) e49548 Abstract/Download

N.M. Weissenböck, W. Arnold & T. Ruf
Taking the heat: thermoregulation in Asian elephants under different climatic conditions
Journal of Comparative Physiology B 182 (2012) 311-319 Abstract/Download

J. Whilde & N. Marples
Effect of a birth on the behavior of a family group of Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) at Dublin Zoo
Zoo Biology 31 (2012) 442-452 Abstract/Download

E.B. Wiedner, J. Peddie, L. Reeve Peddie, N. Abou-Madi, G.V. Kollias, C. Doyle, W.A. Lindsay, R. Isaza, S. Terrell, T.M. Lynch, K. Johnson, G. Johnson, C. Sammut, B. Daft & F. Uzal
Strangulating intestinal obstructions in four captive elephants (Elephas maximus and Loxodonta africana)
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 43 (2012) 125–130 Abstract/Download

M. Wierer, A.K. Schrey, R. Kühne, S.E. Ulbrich & H.H.D. Meyer
Alanine exchange directs ligand specificity of the elephant progestin receptor
PLoS ONE 7 (2012) e50350 Abstract/Download

S. Wijeyamohan, V. Sivakumar, B. Read, D. Schmitt, S. Krishnakumar & C. Santiapillai
A simple technique to estimate linear body measurements of elephants
Current Science 102 (2012) 26-28 Abstract/Download

D. Wisumperuma
Religious use of elephants in ancient Sri Lanka
Gajah 37 (2012) 16-21 Download PDF (573 KB)

M.A. Wong, R. Isaza, J.K. Cuthbert, D.E. Brooks & D.A. Samuelson
Periocular anterior adnexal anatomy and clinical adnexal examination of the adult Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 43 (2012) 793-801 Abstract/Download

K.M. Wozney & P.J. Wilson
Real-time PCR detection and quantification of elephantid DNA: Species identification for highly processed samples associated with the ivory trade
Forensic Science International 219 (2012) 106–112 Abstract/Download

Y. Yamamoto, T. Yamamoto, N. Yuto, T.B. Hildebrandt, I. Lueders, G. Wibbelt, O. Shiina, Y. Mouri, K. Sugimura, S. Sakamoto, S. Kaewmanee, K. Nagaoka, G. Watanabe & K. Taya
The secretory pattern and source of immunoreactive prolactin in pregnant African (Loxodonta africana) and Asian (Elephas maximus) elephants
Journal of Reproduction and Development 58 (2012) 105-111 Abstract/Download

Y. Yamamoto, N. Yuto, T. Yamamoto, S. Kaewmanee, O. Shiina, Y. Mouri, E. Narushima, M. Katayanagi, K. Sugimura, K. Nagaoka, G. Watanabe & K. Taya
Secretory pattern of inhibin during estrous cycle and pregnancy in African (Loxodonta africana) and Asian (Elephas maximus) elephants
Zoo Biology 31 (2012) 511-522 Abstract/Download

J. Yravedra, S. Rubio-Jara, J. Panera, D. Uribelarrea & A. Pérez-González
Elephants and subsistence. Evidence of the human exploitation of extremely large mammal bones from the Middle Palaeolithic site of Preresa (Madrid, Spain)
Journal of Archaeological Science 39 (2012) 1063-1071 Abstract/Download