Further reading

BOOKS

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Alter, Stephen. Elephas maximus: a portrait of the Indian elephant. New York: Harcourt Inc, 2004.

Anthony, L. The elephant whisperer. London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 2009.

Ashraf, N.V.K., J.V. Cheeran, A. Ramanathan and B. Dutt. Captive concerns: health and management of captive elephants in Jaipur. New Delhi: Wildlife Trust of India, November 2001.

Ashraf, N.V.K. and K. Mainkar. Fair concern: health and management of captive elephants in Sonpur. New Delhi: Wildlife Trust of India, December 2004.

Chadwick, D.H. The fate of the elephant. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1994, 2004.

Choudhury, B. and A. Talukdar. Healing touch: health and management of captive elephants at Kaziranga elephant festivals. New Delhi: Wildlife Trust of India, March 2005.

Desai, A. The Indian elephant: endangered in the land of Lord Ganesha. Mumbai: BNHS – Hornbill Natural History Series, 1997.

Douglas-Hamilton, I. and O. Douglas-Hamilton. Battle for the elephants. New York: Viking Adult, 1992.

Douglas-Hamilton, I. and O. Douglas-Hamilton. Among the elephants. New York: Viking Press, 1975.

Forthman L.D., F.L. Kane, D. Hancocks and F.P. Waldau. An elephant in the room: the science and well-being of elephants in captivity. Massachusetts: Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy, 2009.

Ghosh, Rhea. Gods in chains. Delhi: Foundation Books, 2005.

Gureja N., V. Menon, P. Sarkar and S.S. Kyarong. Ganesha to Bin Laden: human-elephant conflict in Sonitpur district of Assam. New Delhi: Wildlife Trust of India, March 2002.

Haynes, G. Mammoths, mastodonts, and elephants: biology, behaviour and the fossil record. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Kurt, Fred and Marion E. Garai. The Asian elephant. Delhi: Cambridge University Press India, 2007.

Lahiri Choudhury, D.K. A trunk full of tales: seventy years with the Indian elephant. Delhi: Permanent Black, 2006.

Lahiri Choudhury, D.K. The great Indian elephant book. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2000.

MacDonald, I. Cleopatra’s journey. Victoria BC: Trafford Publishing, 2007.

Masson, Jeffrey and Susan McCarthy. When elephants weep: the emotional lives of animals. London: Jonathan Cape, 1994.

Menon V., S.K. Tiwari, P.S. Easa and R. Sukumar. Right of passage: elephant corridors of India. New Delhi: Wildlife Trust of India, 2005.

Menon, V. Tusker: the story of the Asian elephant. New Delhi: Penguin Books India, 2002.

Meredith, M. Africa’s elephant, a biography. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2001.

Milroy, A. J. W. Management of elephants in captivity. Dehradun: Natraj Publishers, 2002.

Moss, C. Elephant memories: thirteen years in the life of an elephant family. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000.

Moss, C.J. and H. Croze. The Amboseli elephants: A long-term perspective on a long-lived mammal. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011.

O’Connell, C. The elephant’s secret sense: the hidden life of the wild herds of Africa. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.

Payne, Katy. Silent thunder: the hidden voice of elephants. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1998.

Rangarajan, M., A. Desai, R. Sukumar, P.S. Easa, V. Menon, S. Vincent, S. Ganguly, B.K. Talukdar, B. Singh, D. Mudappa, S. Chowdhary and A.N. Prasad. Gajah: securing the future for elephants in India. Delhi: Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, 2010.

Sarma, K.U., P.S. Easa and V. Menon. Deadly tracks: a scientific approach to understanding and mitigating elephant mortality due to train hits in Assam. New Delhi: Wildlife Trust of India, October 2006.

Shand, Mark. Queen of the elephants. London: Jonathan Cape, 1995.

Sheldrick, D. Love, life, and elephants: an African love story. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011.

Shoshani, J. and P. Tassy. The proboscidea: evolution and palaeoecology of elephants and their relatives. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Singh, A.K., A. Kumar, A. Mookerjee and V. Menon. Jumbo express: a scientific approach to understanding and mitigating elephant mortality due to train accidents in Rajaji national park. New Delhi: Wildlife Trust of India, September 2001.

Sukumar, R. Elephant days and nights: ten years with the Indian elephant. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Sukumar, R. The Asian elephant: ecology and management. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989.

Sukumar, R. The living elephants: evolutionary ecology, behaviour and conservation. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Sukumar, R. The story of Asia’s elephants. Mumbai: Marg Foundation, 2012.

Varma S., P. Sarkar and V. Menon. Pakke pachyderms: ecology and conservation of Asian elephants in Kameng elephant reserve, Aruna- chal Pradesh. New Delhi: Wildlife Trust of India, 2008.

Wakankar, Y.S. and V.B. Mhaiskar. Maharsi Palakapya’s gajasastram. Delhi: Bharatiya Kala Prakashan, 2006.

 

ARTICLES

Archie, E. A., T.A. Morrison, C.A. Foley, C.J. Moss and S.C. Alberts. Dominance rank relationships among wild female African elephants. ‘Animal Behaviour’ 71(1): 2006: 117-127.

Armbruster, P. and R. Lande. A population viability analysis for African elephant (Loxodonta africana): how big should reserves be? ‘Conservation Biology’ 7(3): 1993: 602-610.

Bandara, R. and C. Tisdell. The net benefit of saving the Asian elephant: a policy and contingent valuation study. ‘Ecological Economics’ 48(1): 2004: 93-107.

Choudhury, A. Status and conservation of the Asian elephant Elephas maximus in north-eastern India. ‘Mammal Review’ 29(3): 1999: 141-174.

Fernando, P., M.E. Pfrender, S.E. Encalada and R. Lande. Mitochondrial DNA variation, phylo- geography and population structure of the Asian elephant. ‘Heredity’ 84(3): 2000: 362-372.

Fleischer, R.C., E.A. Perry, K. Muralidharan, E.E. Stevens and C.M. Wemmer. Phylogeography of the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) based on mitochondrial DNA. ‘Evolution’ 55(9): 2001: 1882-92.

Hall-Martin, A. J. Distribution and status of the African elephant Loxodonta africana in South Africa, 1652-1992. ‘Koedoe-African Protected Area Conservation and Science’ 35(1): 1992: 65-88.

Hart, B. L., L.A. Hart, M. McCoy and C.R. Sarath. Cognitive behaviour in Asian elephants: use and modification of branches for fly switching. ‘Animal Behaviour’ 62(5): 2001: 839-847.

Ishwaran, N. Ecology of the Asian elephant in lowland dry zone habitats of the Mahaweli river basin, Sri Lanka. ‘Journal of Tropical Ecology’ 9(2): 1993: 169-182.

Mar, K.U., M. Lahdenperä and V. Lummaa. Causes and correlates of calf mortality in captive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus). ‘PLoS One’ 7(3): 2012.

Menon, V., R. Sukumar and A. Kumar. A god in distress: threats of poaching and the ivory trade to the Asian elephant in India (no. 3). Asian Elephant Conservation Centre, Indian Institute of Science, 1997.

Merz, G. Counting elephants (Loxodonta africana cyclotis) in tropical rain forests with particular reference to the Tai national park, Ivory Coast. ‘African Journal of Ecology’ 24(2): 1986: 61-68.

Payne, K. B., W.R. Langbauer Jr. and E.M. Thomas. Infrasonic calls of the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus). ‘Behavioral ecology and sociobiology’ 18(4): 1986: 297-301.

Plotnick, J.M., F.B.M. DeWaal and D. Reiss. Self-recognition in an Asian elephant. ‘PNAS’ 103(45): 2006.

Plotnick, J.M., Richard Lair, Wirot Suphacho-ksahakun and Frans B.M. de Waal. Elephants know when they need a helping trunk in a cooperative task. ‘PNAS’ 108(12): 2011.

Poole, J. H. and C.J. Moss. Musth in the African elephant, Loxodonta africana. ‘Nature’: 1981.

Rasmussen, L.E.L. and V. Krishnamurthy. How chemical signals integrate Asian elephant society: the known and the unknown. ‘Zoo Biology’ 19(5): 2000: 405-423.

Roca, A.L., N. Georgiadis, J. Pecon-Slattery and S.J. O’Brien. Genetic evidence for two species of elephant in Africa. ‘Science’ 293(5534): 2001: 1473-1477.

Santiapillai, C., M.R. Chambers and N. Ishwaran. Aspects of the ecology of the Asian elephant in the Ruhuna national park, Sri Lanka. ‘Biological Conservation’ 29(1): 1984: 47-61.

Short, J.C. Density and seasonal movements of forest elephant (Loxodonta africana cyclotis, Matschie) in Bia national park, Ghana. ‘African Journal of Ecology’ 21(1): 1983.

Srinivasaiah, N.M., V.D. Anand, S. Vidyanathan and A. Sinha. Usual populations, unusual individuals: insights into the behavior and management of Asian elephants in fragmented landscapes. ‘Plos One’ 7(8): 2012.

Sukumar, R. Ecology of the Asian elephant in southern India. I. Movement and habitat utiliza- tion patterns. ‘Journal of Tropical Ecology’ 5(1): 1989: 1-18.

Sukumar, R. Ecology of the Asian elephant in southern India. II. Feeding habits and crop raiding pat-terns. ‘Journal of Tropical Ecolog’ 6(01): 1990: 33-53.

Sukumar, R., N.V. Joshi and V. Krishnamurthy. Growth in the Asian elephant. ‘Proceedings: Animal Science’ 97(6): 1988: 561-571.

Vidya, T.N.C., P. Fernando, D.J. Melnick and R. Sukumar. Population differentiation within and among Asian elephant (Elephas maximus): populations in southern India. ‘Heredity: 94(1): 2004: 71-80.

Vidya, T.N.C., P. Fernando, D.J. Melnick and R. Sukumar. Population genetic structure and conservation of Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) across India. ‘Animal Conservation’ 8(04): 2005: 377-388.

Vidya, T.N.C. and R. Sukumar. Social organization of the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) in southern India inferred from microsatellite DNA. ‘Journal of Ethology’ 23(2): 2005: 205-210.

Viljoen, P.J. The desert elephants of Namibia. In elephants: majestic creatures of the wild. Rodale Press, Emmaus, PA, 1992: 131-133.

White, L.J., C.E. Tutin and M. Fernandez. Group composition and diet of forest elephants, Loxodonta africana cyclotis, Matschie 1900, in the Lopé Reserve, Gabon. ‘African Journal of Ecology’ 31(3): 1993: 181-199.

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