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Academic & Professional Books  Mammals  Insectivores to Ungulates  Elephants

The Asian Elephant Ecology and Management

Monograph
By: R Sukumar
256 pages, B/w photos, illus, tabs, maps
The Asian Elephant
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  • The Asian Elephant ISBN: 9780521437585 Paperback Mar 1993 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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  • The Asian Elephant ISBN: 9780521360807 Hardback Jan 1990 Out of Print #4835
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About this book

This important monograph provides an historical review of the decline of the Asian elephant throughout its former range, its current status and distribution, and its ecology and often conflicting interaction with man, outlining ways of reducing this conflict and preserving the species.

Contents

Foreword; Acknowledgements; 1. The historical background; 2. Status and distribution of the Asian elephant; 3. The main study area and study methods; 4. Movement and habitat utilization; 5. Feeding and nutrition; 6. Impact on the vegetation and carrying capacity; 7. Crop raiding by elephants; 8. Manslaughter by elephants; 9. Habitat manipulation by people; 10. Elephant slaughter by people; 11. Population dynamics; 12. Conservation and management; Appendices; References; Index.

Customer Reviews

Monograph
By: R Sukumar
256 pages, B/w photos, illus, tabs, maps
Media reviews
' ... a very good introduction to one of the greater symbols of the conservation movement. It provides the reader with a great deal of information to stimulate the debate.' Teaching Ecology Group Reviews 'There has been a lot of woolly stuff on elephants lately, but this is a real field science. The Asian Elephant is definitely a book to own.' Bookshelf
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