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The Asian elephant : ecology and management

Author: R Sukumar
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1989.
Series: Cambridge studies in applied ecology and resource management.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Asian elephant has been declining in number throughout its former range. This book provides an ecological analysis of elephant-human interaction and its implications for the conservation of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R Sukumar
ISBN: 0521360803 9780521360807
OCLC Number: 19671239
Description: xvii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Machine derived contents note: 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.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in applied ecology and resource management.
Responsibility: R. Sukumar.
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' ... 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 Read more...

 
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