Publications on Asian Elephants 2017

K.S. Abeysinghe, A.N.F. Perera, J. Pastorini, K. Isler, C. Mammides & P. Fernando  
Gastrointestinal strongyle infections in captive and wild elephants in Sri Lanka
Gajah 46 (2017) 21-27


K.P. Acharya, P.K. Paudel, S.R. Jnawali, P.R. Neupane & M. Köhl
Can forest fragmentation and configuration work as indicators of human–wildlife conflict? Evidences from human death and injury by wildlife attacks in Nepal
Ecological Indicators 80 (2017) 74-83 Abstract/Download

M. Ackermann, J.M. Hatt, N. Schetle & H. Steinmetz
Identification of shedders of elephant endotheliotropic herpesviruses among Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) in Switzerland
PLoS One 12 (2017) e0176891 Abstract/Download


V. Aditya & T. Ganesh
Mammals of Papikonda Hills, northern Eastern Ghats, India
Journal of Threatened Taxa 9 (2017) 10823-10830 Abstract/Download


S. Aini, M.Z. Husin, A.M. Sood & S. Saaban
A GIS based multi-criteria evaluation approach to develop an Asian elephant habitat suitability model in Peninsular Malaysia
Gajah 47 (2017) 10-17


A.M.D.B. Alahakoon, E.M.A.B. Pushpakumara, G. Ellepola & K.B. Ranawana  
Food and feeding pattern of Asian elephants in Udawalawe National Park, Sri Lanka
Gajah 46 (2017) 4-13


D.M. Arnold, C. Gray, T.L. Roth, S. Mitchell & L.H. Graham
A simple, field-friendly technique for cryopreserving semen from Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
Animal Reproduction Science 182 (2017) 84-94 Abstract/Download


H.A. Asquith-Barnes, L. Sambrook, N.J. Masters, P. Kertesz & F.M. Molenaar
Operant conditioning facilitates safe induction and appropriate positioning for molar extraction under general anaesthetic in an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
VetRecord 5 (2017) e000455 Abstract/Download


N. Avni-Magen, S. Zaken, E. Kaufman & G. Kelmer
Use of infrared thermography in early diagnosis of pathologies in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
Israel Journal of Veterinary Medicine 72 (2017) 22-27 Abstract/Download


N.N. Barman, B. Choudhury, V. Kumar, M. Koul, S.M. Gogoi, E. Khatoon, A. Chakroborty, P. Basumatary, B. Barua, T. Rahman, S.K. Das & S. Kumar
Incidence of elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus in Asian elephants in India
Veterinary Microbiology 208 (2017) 159-163 Abstract/Download


V. K. Bhagat, D. K. Yadav & M. K. Jhariya
A comprehensive study on ecological aspect, feeding behaviour and pugmark analysis of elephants in the bordering areas of northern Chhattisgarh
Journal of Human Ecology 58 (2017) 41-47 Abstract/Download


T. Bhagwat, A. Hess, N. Horning, T. Khaing, Z.M. Thein, K.M. Aung, K.H. Aung, P. Phyo, Y.L. Tun, A.H. Oo, A. Neil, W.M. Thu, M. Songer, K.L. Connette, A. Bernd, Q. Huang, G. Connette & P. Leimgruber
Losing a jewel—Rapid declines in Myanmar’s intact forests from 2002-2014
PLoS ONE 12 (2017) e0176364 Abstract/Download


B. Bhusri, P. Suksai, C. Mongkolphan, E. Tiyanun, P. Ratanakorn, K. Chaichoun & L. Sariya
Detection of elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus 4 in captive asian elephants (Elephas maximus) in Thailand
Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine 47 (2017) 97-102 Abstract/Download


C. Boehlke, S. Pötschke, V. Behringer, C. Hannig & O. Zierau
Does diet influence salivary enzyme activities in elephant species?
Journal of Comparative Physiology B 187 (2017) 213-226 Abstract/Download


T. Bouts, J. Dodds, K. Berry, A. Arif, P. Taylor, A. Routh & F. Gasthuys
Detomidine and butorphanol for standing sedation in a range of zoo-kept ungulate species
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 48 (2017) 616-626 Abstract/Download


K. Buddhachat, J.L. Brown, C. Thitaram, S. Klinhom & K. Nganvongpanit
Distinguishing real from fake ivory products by elemental analyses: A Bayesian hybrid classification method
Forensic Science International 272 (2017) 142-149 Abstract/Download


K. Buddhachat, W. Kriangwanich, I. Kumoun, J.L. Brown, S. Chailangkarn, C. Somgird, C. Thitaram, S. Prasitwattanaseree & K. Nganvongpanit
Telomeric attrition with increasing age in short- (Chihuahua dog) and long- (Asian elephant) life span animals
Kafkas Univ Vet Fak Derg 23 (2017) 643-649 Abstract/Download


S.M. Burke, L. Vogelnest, P. Thompson, E.R. Tovey & P. Williamson
Detection of aerosolized bacteria in expired air samples from Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 48 (2017) 431-439 Abstract/Download


A. Calabrese, J.M. Calabrese, M. Songer, M. Wegmann, S. Hedges, R. Rose & P. Leimgruber
Conservation status of Asian elephants: The influence of habitat and governance
Biodiversity and Conservation 26 (2017) 2067-2081 Abstract/Download


B.M. Chandranaik, B.P. Shivashankar, K.S. Umashankar, P. Nandini, P. Giridhar, S.M. Byregowda & B.M. Shrinivasa
Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in free-roaming wild Asian elephant
Emerging Infectious Diseases 23 (2017) 555-557 Abstract/Download


W.G.D. Chathuranga & K.B. Ranawana
A preliminary investigation of seed dispersal by elephants (Elephas maximus maximus) in Kumaragala Forest Reserve, Matale District, Sri Lanka
Ceylon Journal of Science 46 (2017) 39-46 Abstract/Download


S. Chomdej, W. Saokeaw, K. Buddhachat, W. Pradit, P. Siengdee, S. Mahasawangkul, S. Sripiboon, C. Somgrid, K. Nganvongpanit, S. Ongchai & C. Thitaram
Identification, characterization and expression analysis of biglycan in Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Kafkas Univ Vet Fak Derg 23 (2017) 997-1001 Abstract/Download


Richard T. Corlett
Frugivory and seed dispersal by vertebrates in tropical and subtropical Asia: An update
Global Ecology and Conservation 11 (2017) 1-22 Abstract/Download


J.A.H. Crawley, H.S. Mumby, S.N. Chapman, M. Lahdenperä, K.U. Mar, W. Htut, A.T. Soe, H.H. Aung & V. Lummaa
Is bigger better? The relationship between size and reproduction in female Asian elephants
Journal of Evolutionary Biology 30 (2017) 1836-1845 Abstract/Download


R. Dale & J.M. Plotnik
Elephants know when their bodies are obstacles to success in a novel transfer task
Scientific Reports 7 (2017) e46309 Abstract/Download


T. Eisenberg, J. Rau, U. Westerhüs, T. Knauf-Witzens, A. Fawzy, K. Schlez, M. Zschöck, E. Prenger-Berninghoff, C. Heydel, R. Sting, S.P. Glaeser, D. Pulami, M. van der Linden & C. Ewers
Streptococcus agalactiae in elephants – A comparative study with isolates from human and zoo animal and livestock origin
Veterinary Microbiology 204 (2017) 141-150 Abstract/Download


C. Fernando, R. Corea, C. Weerasinghe & P. Fernando
Puddling in elephant dung by Lepidopterans in Wasgamuwa, Sri Lanka
Gajah 46 (2017) 14-20


Herve Fritz
Long-term field studies of elephants: Understanding the ecology and conservation of a long-lived ecosystem engineer
Journal of Mammalogy 98 (2017) 603-611 Abstract/Download


A. Gangadharan, S. Vaidyanathan & C.C. St. Clair
Planning connectivity at multiple scales for large mammals in a human-dominated biodiversity hotspot
Journal for Nature Conservation 36 (2017) 38-47 Abstract/Download


G. Ghielmetti, M. Coscolla, M. Ruetten, U. Friedel, C. Loiseau, J. Feldmann, H.W. Steinmetz, D. Stucki & S. Gagneux
Tuberculosis in Swiss captive Asian elephants: Microevolution of Mycobacterium tuberculosis characterized by multilocus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis and whole-genome sequencing
Scientific Reports 7 (2017) e14647 Abstract/Download


A. Giljov, S. de Silva & K. Karenina
Context-dependent lateralization of trunk movements in wild Asian elephants
Biological Communications 62 (2017) 82-92 Abstract/Download


V.R. Goswami & D. Vasudev
Triage of conservation needs: The juxtaposition of conflict mitigation and connectivity considerations in heterogeneous, human-dominated landscapes
Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 4 (2017) e144 Abstract/Download


A.K.J. Gowda, N.K. Dharanesha, P. Giridhar & S.M.B. Gowda
Cobboldia elephantis (Cobbold, 1866) larval infestation in an Indian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Journal of Parasitic Diseases 41 (2017) 364-366 Abstract/Download


T.N.E. Gray, A. Billingsley, B. Crudge, J.L. Frechette, R. Grosu, V. Herranz-Muñoz, J. Holden, O. Keo, K. Kong, D. MacDonald, T. Neang, R. Ou, C. Phan  & S. Sim
Status and conservation significance of ground-dwelling mammals in the Cardamom Rainforest Landscape, southwestern Cambodia
Cambodian Journal of Natural History 2017 (2017) 38-48 Abstract/Download


B.J. Greco, C.L. Meehan, J,L. Heinsius & J.A. Mench
Why pace? The influence of social, housing, management, life history, and demographic characteristics on locomotor stereotypy in zoo elephants
Applied Animal Behaviour Science 194 (2017) 104-111 Abstract/Download


E.M. Gross, N. Drouet-Hoguet, N. Subedi & J. Gross
The potential of medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs) to reduce crop damages by Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
Crop Protection 100 (2017) 29-37 Abstract/Download


D. Gunaryadi, Sugiyo & S. Hedges
Community-based human-elephant conflict mitigation: The value of an evidence-based approach in promoting the uptake of effective methods
PLoS ONE 12 (2017) e0173742 Abstract/Download


M. Gupta, A. Joshi & T.N.C. Vidya
Effects of social organization, trap arrangement and density, sampling scale, and population density on bias in population size estimation using some common mark-recapture estimators
PLoS One 12 (2017) e0173609 Abstract/Download


R. Hadi, B. Khalil, N. Khan, F. Ibrahim & A. Qureshi
The prevalence of Blastocystis sp. in various animal hosts in captivity at Karachi Zoo
FUUAST Journal of Biology 7 (2017) 113-116 Abstract/Download


T. Ishige, M. Miya, M. Ushio, T. Sado, M. Ushioda, K. Maebashi, R. Yonechi, P. Lagan & H. Matsubayashi
Tropical-forest mammals as detected by environmental DNA at natural saltlicks in Borneo
Biological Conservation 210A (2017) 281-285 Abstract/Download


T. Janyamethakul, S. Sripiboon, C. Somgird, P. Pongsopawijit, V. Panyapornwithaya, S. Klinhom, J. Loythong & C. Thitaram
Hematologic and biochemical reference intervals for captive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) in Thailand
Kafkas Univ Vet Fak Derg 23 (2017) 665-668 Abstract/Download


S. Jayakumar, S. Sathiskumar, N. Baskaran, R. Arumugam & V. Vanitha
Ethno-veterinary practices in southern India for captive Asian elephant ailments
Journal of Ethnopharmacology 200 (2017) 182-204 Abstract/Download


N. Jaysinghe & P. Soe  
Workshop on addressing human-elephant conflict in Myanmar
Gajah 46 (2017) 40-42


D.K. Jha, N.T. Kshetry, B.R. Pokharel, S.K. Lal & R. Panday
Identification and differentiation of the Asian elephant ivory by using Schreger lines
Journal of Institute of Science and Technology 22 (2017) 99-103 Abstract/Download


W. Jitvijak, P. Ngoentip & J. Pastorini  
Report on the fifth Elephant Conservation Group workshop
Gajah 46 (2017) 46-47


Ritesh Joshi
Wanderers of Rajaji: Are elephants learning new lessons in the changing environment?
Current Science 112 (2017) 1808-1811 Abstract/Download


K.K. Karanth & S. Kudalkar
History, location, and species matter: Insights for human-wildlife conflict mitigation from India
Human Dimensions of Wildlife 22 (2017) 331-346 Abstract/Download

H.P.R.N.S. Karunarathna, M.R.B.N. Bandara, A.M.N.D.B. Abeysinghe, E.M.E. Liyanage, R.C. Rajapaksha, D.S. Kodikara & A. Dangolla
Fixation of a radius and ulna fracture in an Asian elephant calf by using fibreglass casts
Gajah 47 (2017) 40-41


W.K. Kiso, E. Wiedner, R. Isaza, W. Lindsay, J. Aria, G. Jacobson, K. Jacobson & D. Schmitt
Reproductive parameters and birth statistics for a herd of Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) in North America over a 20-year period
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 48 (2017) 987-996 Abstract/Download


T. Kitpipit, K. Thongjued, K. Penchart, K. Ouithavon & W. Chotigeat
Mini-SNaPshot multiplex assays authenticate elephant ivory and simultaneously identify the species origin
Forensic Science International: Genetics 27 (2017) 106-115 Abstract/Download


Chalita Kongrit
Genetic tools for the conservation of wild Asian elephants
International Journal of Biology 9 (2017) e2 Abstract/Download


C. Kongrit & C. Siripunkaw
Determination of age and construction of population age structure of wild Asian elephants based on dung bolus circumference
Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine 47 (2017) 145-153 Abstract/Download


S. Kongsawasdi, S. Mahasawangkul, P. Pongsopawijit, K. Boonprasert, B. Chuatrakoon, N. Thonglorm, R. Kanta-in, T. Tajarernmuang & K. Nganvongpanit
Biomechanical parameters of Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) walking gait
Kafkas Univ Vet Fak Derg 23 (2017) 357-362 Abstract/Download


L. Kroutnoi, T. Sriburi, S. Wijitkosum & K. Nuanyai
Assessment of elephant dietary biomass at the adjoining area of Kaeng Krachan Natural Park, Thailand
Applied Environmental Research 39 (2017) 33-40 Abstract/Download


H. Kuhrt, A. Bringmann, W. Härtig, G. Wibbelt, L. Peichl & A. Reichenbach
The retina of Asian and African elephants: Comparison of newborn and adult
Brain, Behavior and Evolution 89 (2017) 84-103 Abstract/Download


A. Kumar, H.S. Bargali, A. David & A. Edgaonkar
Patterns of crop raiding by wild ungulates and elephants in Ramnagar Forest Division, Uttarakhand
Human-Wildlife Interactions 11 (2017) 41-49 Abstract/Download


S. Liu, Y. Dong, F. Cheng, Y. Zhang, X. Hou, S. Dong & A. Coxixo
Effects of road network on Asian elephant habitat and connectivity between the nature reserves in Xishuangbanna, Southwest China
Journal for Nature Conservation 38 (2017) 11-20 Abstract/Download


P. Liu, H. Wen, F.K. Harich, C. He, L. Wang, X. Guo, J. Zhao, A. Luo, H. Yang, X. Sun, Y. Yu, S. Zheng, J. Guo, L. Li & L. Zhang
Conflict between conservation and development: Cash forest encroachment in Asian elephant distributions
Scientific Reports 7 (2017) e6404 Abstract/Download


J. Lopez, J. Haycock, A. Mckenzie, K. Seilern-Moy & A. Dastjerdi
Assessment of a lancet-and-swab blood sampling technique for surveillance of elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus infection
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 48 (2017) 659-667 Abstract/Download


M. Lynch, K. McGrath, K. Raj, P. McLaren, K. Payne, R. McCoy & U. Giger
Hereditary factor VII deficiency in the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) caused by a F7 missense mutation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases 53 (2017) 248-257 Abstract/Download


C.L. Lynsdale, H.S. Mumby, A.D. Hayward, K.U. Mar & V. Lummaa
Parasite-associated mortality in a long-lived mammal: Variation with host age, sex, and reproduction
Ecology and Evolution 7 (2017) 10904-10915 Abstract/Download


J. Ma, Yuan Wang, C. Jin, Y. Yan, Y. Qu & Y. Hu,
Isotopic evidence of foraging ecology of Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) in South China during the Late Pleistocene
Quaternary International 443A (2017) 160-167 Abstract/Download


D. Magintan, T. Lihan, K.A. Mohamed, A. Campos-Arceiz, S. Saaban, S.M. Husin & S.M. Nor
The impact of hydroelectric development on elephant habitats in Hulu Terengganu
Malaysian Applied Biology 46(4) (2017) 23-33 Abstract/Download


D. Magintan, S.M. Nor, T.P. Ean, A.M. Lechner & B. Azhar
The conservation value of unlogged and logged forests for native mammals on the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia
Journal for Nature Conservation 40 (2017) 113-119 Abstract/Download


R.J. Magnuson, L.M. Linke, R. Isaza & M.D. Salman
Rapid screening for Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in clinical elephant trunk wash samples
Research in Veterinary Science 112 (2017) 52-58 Abstract/Download


R.N. Makecha & R. Ghosal
Elephant conservation: Reviewing the need and potential impact of cognition-based education
International Journal of Comparative Psychology 30 (2017) 1-6 Abstract/Download


S. Mamatha, Nazaruddin & H.S. Riddle  
Expanding the conservation network of Asian mahouts
Gajah 46 (2017) 43-45


G. Maurer, B.S. Rashford, V. Chanthavong, B. Mulot & O. Gimenez
Wild-captive interactions and economics drive dynamics of Asian elephants in Laos
Scientific Reports 7 (2017) e14800 Abstract/Download


S. Mendis, N.K. Jayasekera, R.C. Rajapakse & J.L. Brown
Endocrine correlates of puberty in female Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Sri Lanka
BMC Zoology 2 (2017) 1 Abstract/Download


M. Meyer, E. Palkopoulou, S. Baleka, M. Stiller, K.E.H. Penkman, K.W. Alt, Y. Ishida, D. Mania, S. Mallick, T. Meijer, H. Meller, S. Nagel, B. Nickel, S. Ostritz, N. Rohland, K.Schauer, T. Schüler, A.L. Roca, D. Reich, B. Shapiro & M. Hofreiter
Palaeogenomes of Eurasian straight- tusked elephants challenge the current view of elephant evolution
eLife 6 (2017) e25413 Abstract/Download


S. Mitra
Elephant mortality on railway tracks of northern West Bengal, India
Gajah 46 (2017) 28-31


K. Mizuno, N. Sharma, G. Idani & R. Sukumar
Collective behaviour of wild Asian elephants in risky situations: How do social groups cross roads?
Behaviour 154 (2017) 1215-1237 Abstract/Download


K.A. Morfeld & J.L. Brown
Metabolic health assessment of zoo elephants: Management factors predicting leptin levels and the glucose-to-insulin ratio and their associations with health parameters
PLoS ONE 12 (2017) e0188701 Abstract/Download


S. Nandini, P. Keerthipriya & T.N.C. Vidya
Seasonal variation in female Asian elephant social structure in Nagarahole-Bandipur, southern India
Animal Behaviour 134 (2017) 135-145 Abstract/Download


D. Neupane, R.L. Johnson & T.S. Risch
How do land-use practices affect human-elephant conflict in Nepal?
Wildlife Biology 2017 (2017) wlb.00313 Abstract/Download


D. Neupane, S. Kunwar, A.K. Bohara, T.S. Risch & R.L. Johnson
Willingness to pay for mitigating human-elephant conflict by residents of Nepal 
Journal for Nature Conservation 36 (2017) 65-76 Abstract/Download


K. Nganvongpanit, P. Siengdee, K. Buddhachat, J.L. Brown, S. Klinhom, T. Pitakarnnop, T. Angkawanish & C. Thitaram
Anatomy, histology and elemental profile of long bones and ribs of the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Anatomical Science International 92 (2017) 554-568 Abstract/Download


K. Nganvongpanit, R. Soponteerakul, P. Kaewkumpai, V. Punyapornwithaya, K. Buddhachat, R. Nomsiri, P. Kaewmong, K. Kittiwatanawong, R. Chawangwongsanukun, T. Angkawanish, C. Thitaram & P. Mahakkanukrauh
Osteoarthritis in two marine mammals and 22 land mammals: Learning from skeletal remains
Journal of Anatomy 231 (2017) 140-155 Abstract/Download


Nguyen & J.L. Frechette
The market for elephant ivory in Cambodia
Traffic Bulletin 29 (2017) 65-72 Abstract/Download


V. Nijman & C.R. Shepherd
Ethnozoological assessment of animals used by Mon traditional medicine vendors at Kyaiktiyo, Myanmar
Journal of Ethnopharmacology 206 (2017) 101-106 Abstract/Download


A.K. Pachoni, S. Ali & S.B. Shing  
Clinical management of a chronic abscess in a juvenile Asian elephant
Gajah 46 (2017) 36-37


N.C. Palei, H.S. Palei, L.A.K. Singh & H.K. Sahu  
Troublesome visitors: Human-elephant conflict by elephants coming into Odisha from Chhattisgarh
Gajah 47 (2017) 36-39


Michael R. Pasenko
Quantitative and qualitative data of footprints produced by Asian (Elephas maximus) and African (Loxodonta africana) elephants and with a discussion of significance towards fossilized proboscidean footprints
Quaternary International 443A (2017) 221-227 Abstract/Download


M.D. Patil & V.K. Patil
Farmers’ perceptions about elephant crop raiding in Sindhudurg District, Maharashtra, India
Gajah 47 (2017) 4-9


W. Paungpin, W. Wiriyarat, K. Chaichoun, E. Tiyanun, N. Sangkachai, D. Changsom, K. Poltep, P. Ratanakorn & P. Puthavathana
Serosurveillance for pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus infection in domestic elephants, Thailand
PLoS ONE 12 (2017) e0186962 Abstract/Download


K. Pawlowski & G. McCann
Recent records of Asian elephant Elephas maximus in Virachey National Park, northeastern Cambodia
Cambodian Journal of Natural History 2017 (2017) 153-156 Abstract/Download


K.U.E. Perera, S. Wickramasinghe, B.V.P. Perera, K.B.A.T. Bandara & R.P.V.J. Rajapakse
Redescription and molecular characterization of Anoplocephala manubriata, Railliet et al., 1914 (Cestoda: Anoplocephalidae) from a Sri Lankan wild elephant (Elephas maximus)
Parasitology International 66 (2017) 279-286 Abstract/Download


A. Pinyopummin, S. Mahasawangkul, K. Kornkaewrat, S. Rattanapirom, W. Leartsang & S. Kitkha
The presence of seminal plasma, especially derived from stallion semen, helps preserve chilled Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) sperm motility
Andrologia 49 (2017) e12690 Abstract/Download


T.M.S.K. Piyadasa, A. Dangolla, C. Rajapakshe, E. Rajapakshe, N. Horadagoda, P.G.A. Pushpakumara & P. Windsor  
Postponement of musth in Asian elephants using a GnRH vaccine
Gajah 46 (2017) 32-35


S.S. Pokharel, P.B. Seshagiri & R. Sukumar
Assessment of season-dependent body condition scores in relation to faecal glucocorticoid metabolites in free-ranging Asian elephants 
Conservation Physiology 5 (2017) cox039 Abstract/Download


T.G.S.L. Prakash, P.K.P. Perera, A.G.K.C. Perera & P. Fernando  
Visitor discontent at five ex-situ elephant conservation establishments in Asia
Gajah 47 (2017) 24-29


J.-P. Puyravaud, S.A. Cushman, P. Davidar & D. Madappa
Predicting landscape connectivity for the Asian elephant in its largest remaining subpopulation
Animal Conservation 20 (2017) 225-234 Abstract/Download


J.P. Puyravaud, P. Davidar, R.K. Srivastava & B. Wright
Modelling harvest of Asian elephants Elephas maximus on the basis of faulty assumptions promotes inappropriate management solutions
Oryx 51 (2017) 506-512 $1620$


B. Ramakrishnan, M. Ilakkia, S. Karthick & A. Samson
World elephant day celebration in Tamil Nadu, India
Gajah 47 (2017) 48


S. Rattanayuvakorn, A. Tanomtong, S. Phimphan, W. Sangpakdee, S. Pinmongkhonkul & K. Phintong
Karyological Study of Tusker and Tuskless Male Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus) by Conventional, GTG-, and Ag-NOR Banding Techniques
Cytologia 82 (2017) 349-354 Abstract/Download


M. Rebein, C. N. Davis, H. Abad, T. Stone, J. del Sol, N. Skinner & M.D. Moran
Seed dispersal of Diospyros virginiana in the past and the present: Evidence for a generalist evolutionary strategy
Ecology and Evolution 7 (2017) 4035-4043 Abstract/Download


S. Regnault, J.J.I. Dixon, C. Warren-Smith, J.R. Hutchinson & R. Weller
Skeletal pathology and variable anatomy in elephant feet assessed using computed tomography
PeerJ 5 (2017) e2877 Abstract/Download


C.K. Rohini, T. Aravindan, K.S. Anoop Das & P.A. Vinayan
Peoples’ attitude towards wildlife conservation in Kerala part of the Western Ghats, India
International Journal of Conservation Science 8 (2017) 269-280 Abstract/Download


C.K. Rohini, T. Aravindan, K.S. Anoop Das & P.A. Vinayan
Status of conflict mitigation measures in Nilambur, Western Ghats of Kerala, India
Journal of Threatened Taxa 9 (2017) 11025-11032 Abstract/Download


A. Rosencranz & D. Sehgal,
Elephants, ivory and CITES
Environmental Policy and Law 47 (2017) 2-5 Abstract/Download


Z.T. Rossman, B.L. Hart, B.J. Greco, D. Young, C. Padfield, L. Weidner, J. Gates & L.A. Hart
When yawning occurs in elephants
Frontiers in Veterinary Science 4 (2017) 22 Abstract/Download


Mukti Roy
A spatial and temporal analysis of elephant-human conflict at Gorumara and Jalpaiguri Forest Divisions of Northern West Bengal
Journal of Wildlife Research 5 (2017) 41-49 Abstract/Download


M. Roy, J. Figueroa & R. Sukumar  
Feasibility study for strengthening elephant corridors in northern West Bengal through reforestation
Gajah 47 (2017) 30-35


Jonathan Saha
Colonizing elephants: Animal agency, undead capital and imperial science in British Burma
BJHS Themes Volume (2017) 169-189 Abstract/Download


M. Sakamoto
Recent topics on CITES related to Asian elephants in particular
Gajah 47 (2017) 42-44


A.H. M.R. Sarker, A. Hossen, M. Suza & E. Røskaft
Protected area versus people conflict and a co-management programme: A case study from the Dhudpukuria-Dhopachari Wildlife Sanctuary, Bangladesh
Environment and Natural Resources Research 7 (2017) 1927-0488 Abstract/Download


S. Satitmanwiwat, K. Promthep, K. Buranaamnuay, S. Mahasawangkul & K. Saikhun
Lipid and protein oxidation levels in spermatozoa and seminal plasma of Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) and their relationship with semen parameters
Reproduction in Domestic Animals 52 (2017) 283-288 Abstract/Download


C. Schiffmann, M. Clauss, S. Hoby & J.-M. Hatt
Visual body condition scoring in zoo animals – composite, algorithm and overview approaches in captive Asian and African elephants
Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research 5 (2017) 1-10 Abstract/Download


M. Seguel & N. Gottdenker
The diversity and impact of hookworm infections in wildlife
International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 6 (2017) 177-194 Abstract/Download


N. Sekar, C.-L. Lee & R. Sukumar
Functional nonredundancy of elephants in a disturbed tropical forest
Conservation Biology 31 (2017) 1152-1162 Abstract/Download


A. Senthilkumar, M.G. Jayathangaraj, A. Valli, A. Thangavelu, S. Gomathinayagam & N. Sribalaji
Probiotics supplementation on nutrient digestibility in captive Asiatic elephants (Elephas maximus) of Tamil Nadu State in India
Research Journal of Chemical and Environmental Sciences 5 (2017) 18-22 Abstract/Download


S. de Silva, V. Schmid & G. Wittemyer
Fission–fusion processes weaken dominance networks of female Asian elephants in a productive habitat
Behavioral Ecology 28 (2017) 243-252 Abstract/Download


T. Silwal, J. Kolejka, B.P. Bhatta, S. Rayamajhi, R.P. Sharma & B.S. Poudel
When, where and whom: Assessing wildlife attacks on people in Chitwan National Park, Nepal
Oryx 51 (2017) 370-377 Abstract/Download


R.R. Sim, E. Stringer, D. Donovan, R. Chappell, P. Flora, J. Hall, S. Pillay, B.G. Willis & S. McCain
Use of composite materials as a component of tusk fracture management in an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) and an African elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 48 (2017) 891-896 Abstract/Download


G. Simpson, R. Zimmerman, E. Shashkina, L. Chen, M. Richard, C.M. Bradford, G.A. Dragoo, R.L. Saiers, C.A. Peloquin, C.L. Daley, P. Planet, A. Narachenia, B. Mathema & B.N. Kreiswirth
Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection among Asian elephants in captivity
Emerging Infectious Diseases 23 (2017) 513-516 Abstract/Download


C. Somgird, J.L. Brown & C. Thitaram
Reproductive control in elephant: A tool for population and aggression management
Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine 47 (2017) 1-6 Abstract/Download


S. Sripiboon, T. Angkawanish, K. Boonprasert, P. Sombutputorn, W. Langkaphin, W. Ditcham & K. Warren
Successful treatment of a clinical elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus infection: The dynamics of viral load, genotype analysis, and treatment with acyclovir
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 48 (2017) 1254-1259 Abstract/Download


N.I. Stacy, R. Isaza & E. Wiedner
First report of changes in leukocyte morphology in response to inflammatory conditions in Asian and African elephants (Elephas maximus and Loxodonta africana)
PLoS ONE 12 (2017) e0185277 Abstract/Download


H. Stokes, V. Perera, N. Jayasena & A. Silva-Fletcher
Nocturnal behavior of orphaned Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) calves in Sri Lanka
Zoo Biology 36 (2017) 261-272 Abstract/Download


R.B. Suba, J. van der Ploeg, M. van’t Zelfde, Y.W. Lau, T.F. Wissingh, W. Kustiawan, G.R. de Snoo & H.H. de Iongh
Rapid expansion of oil palm is leading to human-elephant conflicts in North Kalimantan Province of Indonesia
Tropical Conservation Science 10 (2017) 1-12 Abstract/Download


B.S. Sulistyawan, B.A. Eichelberger, P. Verweij, R.G.A. Boot, O. Hardian, G. Adzan & W. Sukmantoro
Connecting the fragmented habitat of endangered mammals in the landscape of Riau–Jambi–Sumatera Barat (RIMBA), central Sumatra, Indonesia (connecting the fragmented habitat due to road development)
Global Ecology and Conservation 9 (2017) 116-130 Abstract/Download


A. Suzuki, S. Thong, S. Tan & A. Iwata
Camera trapping of large mammals in Chhep Wildlife Sanctuary, northern Cambodia
Cambodian Journal of Natural History 2017 (2017) 63-75 Abstract/Download


K. Takahashi & K. Yasui
Taxonomic invalidity of Busk's elephant (Elephas maximus buski Matsumoto, 1927) demonstrated by AMS C dating
Paleontological Research 21 (2017) 195-202 Abstract/Download


Z. Takatsu, M. Tsuda, A. Yamada, H. Matsumoto, A. Takai, Y. Takeda & M. Takase
Elephant’s breast milk contains large amounts of glucosamine
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 79 (2017) 524-533 Abstract/Download


N.R. Talukdar & P. Choudhury
Conservation status of Asian elephants in southern Assam, India
Gajah 47 (2017) 18-23


N.R. Talukdar & P. Choudhury
Conserving wildlife wealth of Patharia Hills Reserve Forest, Assam, India: A critical analysis
Global Ecology and Conservation 10 (2017) 126-138 Abstract/Download


P. Tankaew, T. Singh-La, C. Titaram, V. Punyapornwittaya, P. Vongchan, T. Sawada & N. Sthitmate
Evaluation of an in-house indirect ELISA for detection of antibody against haemorrhagic septicemia in Asian elephants
Journal of Microbiological Methods 134 (2017) 30-34 Abstract/Download


D.K. Tarbert, E. Behling-Kelly, H. Priest & S. Childs-Sanford
Evaluation of the i-STAT portable clinical analyzer for measurement of ionized calcium and selected blood chemistry values in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 48 (2017) 319-327 Abstract/Download


A. Thapa, K.B. Shah, C.P. Pokheral, R. Paudel, D. Adhikari, P. Bhattarai, N.J. Cruz & A. Aryal
Combined land cover changes and habitat occupancy to understand corridor status of Laljhadi-Mohana wildlife corridor, Nepal
European Journal of Wildlife Research 63 (2017) e83 Abstract/Download


M. Ushio, H. Fukuda, T. Inoue, K. Makoto, O. Kishida, K. Sato, K. Murata, M. Nikaido, T. Sado, Y. Sato, M. Takeshita, W. Iwasaki, H. Yamanaka, M. Kondoh & M. Miya
Environmental DNA enables detection of terrestrial mammals from forest pond water
Molecular Ecology Resources 17 (2017) e63–e75 Abstract/Download


G.V. Venkataramana, Sreenivasa & H.G. Lingaraju
An assessment of crop damage and economic loss caused by elephants in Harohalli and Kodihalli ranges of Bannerghatta National Park, Karnataka, India
Current Science 113 (2017) 161-167 Abstract/Download


E. Wiedner, W.K. Kiso, J. Aria, R. Isaza, W. Lindsay, G. Jacobson, K. Jacobson & D. Schmitt
Vital signs and first occurrences in normal and abnormal newborn Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) calves
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 48 (2017) 997-1015 Abstract/Download


S. Yasui & G. Idani
Social significance of trunk use in captive Asian elephants
Ethology Ecology & Evolution 29 (2017) 330-335 Abstract/Download


K. Yeshi, P. Morisco & P. Wangchuk
Animal-derived natural products of Sowa Rigpa medicine: Their pharmacopoeial description, current utilization and zoological identification
Journal of Ethnopharmacology 207 (2017) 192-202 Abstract/Download


A. Zachariah, J. Pandiyan, G.K. Madhavilatha, S. Mundayoor, B. Chandramohan, P.K. Sajesh, S. Santhosh & S.K. Mikota
Mycobacterium tuberculosis in wild Asian elephants, Southern India
Emerging Infectious Diseases 23 (2017) 504-506 Abstract/Download


G.H. Zhao, X.F. Hu, T.L. Liu, R.S. Hu, Z.Q. Yu, W.B. Yang, Y.L. Wu, S.K. Yu & J.K. Song
Molecular characterization of Blastocystis sp. in captive wild animals in Qinling Mountains
Parasitology Research 116 (2017) 2327-2333 Abstract/Download