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Wild Connection: How Do We Connect With Animals? | Leila Goulet | TEDxRoseburg
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We have all had an experience with an animal at some point in our lives… How have these experiences shaped the way we view and interact with living things? What can we do to be the voice of...
Taming and Training in The Human Use of Elephants: The Case of Nepal, Past, Present and Future
| Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Piers Locke
It is a curious fact that by contrast with equine studies, a field that includes extensive historical and sociological work (e.g Budiansky 1998, Cassidy 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, Clutton-Brock 1992,...
A comparison of zoo animal behavior in the presence of familiar and unfamiliar people
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Martin, R. A., Melfi, V.
As recorded in domestic nonhuman animals, regular interactions between animals in zoos and keepers and the resulting relationship formed (human-animal relationship [HAR]) are likely to influence...
Reproductive Endocrinology and Musth Indicators in a Captive Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus)
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Duer, C., Tomasi, T., Abramson, C. I.
Department of Biology, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, USA firstname.lastname@example.org.Department of Biology,...
A Comparison of Zoo Animal Behavior in the Presence of Familiar and Unfamiliar People
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a School of Biological Sciences, Plymouth University , Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon , United Kingdom.b...
An assessment of community understanding of the Human Animal Conservancy Self-Insurance Scheme and the impact of human-wildlife conflicts : a case study from the Kwandu conservancy, north-east Namibia.
| Theses | Contributor(s): Marthin Kaukaha Kasaona
The research problem of this mini-dissertation involves the conflicts between human and wildlife populations and the trialing of ‘compensation’ payouts that are emerging as a critical...
Children and Elephants: A Study of Mentalization, Empathy, and Attitudes Towards Conservation in Participants of an Elephant-Based Environmental Intervention in West Africa
| Theses | Contributor(s): Erica C. Rogers
Recent research suggests that children's identification with animals and propensity to learn from animal experiences might make animal-focused interventions ideal for social and emotional...
A study on elephant and human interactions in Kodagu, South India
| Theses | Contributor(s): Malavika Hosahally Narayana
Increasing human populations have resulted in the extensive conversion of natural forests and range lands into agricultural lands, resulting in an expansion of the interface between people and...
Elephant Poaching in Bandipur Tiger Reserve, southern India: A Study on the Mortality of Asian Elephants (Elephants maximus) due to Poaching and Other Causes, Poachers and Anti-Poaching Strategies.
| Theses | Contributor(s): Surendra Varma
Among all the elephant conservation issues the issue of poaching, on a large or small scale will have a severe effect on elephant populations. If female elephants select males with larger tusks as...
Beyond Human | Geoff Luck | TEDxCharlottesville
| Videos | Contributor(s): Geoff Luck
Geoff Luck, filmmaker/Executive Producer at National Geographic Television, reveals how his experience with filming elephants in Botswana taught him that by seeing ourselves as just another animal...
Captive Elephants in Circuses
| Reports | Contributor(s): Varma Varma, S.R. Sujata, Suparna Ganguly, Shiela Rao
Circuses have a long history of using performing animals, both wild and domesticated. The animals are trained or conditioned to exhibit specific behaviours with no option to do otherwise. This...
How does the Tourism Industry of Sri Lanka Encourage the Elephant Commercialization?
| Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Indrachapa Gunasekara
Tourism is an industry where everything could be converted into a profit. There are numerous concepts and attractions which introduced ultimately, to meet various types of travel expectations....
Reproductive endocrinology and musth indicators in a captive Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Duer, Connie, Tomasi, Tom, Abramson, Charles I.
Tomasi, Tom, Department of Biology, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, US,...
Detusking Fence-Breaker Elephants as an Approach in Human-Elephant Conflict Mitigation
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Matthew Mutinda, Geoffrey Chenge, Francis Gakuya, Moses Otiende, Patrick Omondi, Samuel Kasiki, Ramon C. Soriguer, Samer Alasaad
Human-elephant conflict (HEC) is a recurring problem that appears wherever the range of elephants and humans overlap. Different methods including the use of electric fences are used...
First reported case of fatal tuberculosis in a wild African elephant with past human-wildlife contact
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Vincent Obanda, J. Poghon, M. Yongo, I. Mulei, M. Ngotho, K. Waititu, J. Makumi, F. Gakuya, P. Omondi, R.C. Soriguer, S. Alasaad
Tuberculosis is emerging/re-emerging in captive elephant populations, where it causes morbidity and deaths, although no case of TB in wild African elephants has been reported. In this paper we...
A World Without Elephants: Brad Spanbauer at TEDxOshkosh
| Videos | Contributor(s): Brad Spanbauer
In the year 2026, countries across Africa are reporting ecosystem collapse, record temperatures, reduced rainfall, and dwindling animal populations. At the center of this chaos is a void that was...
The Effect of Human Activity on the Welfare of the African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) in Namibia
| Theses | Contributor(s): Iris Hagvag Ringstad
The African elephant (Loxodonta africana) is vital in several African ecosystems, accentuating the importance of conserving them. However, conservation efforts are constantly complicated due to...
Human- Wildlife Conflict - The case of elephant at Mole National Park
| Theses | Contributor(s): Zodiac Akenten
Conflicts between wildlife and humans, particularly people who share immediate boundaries with protected areas, are common phenomenon. Declining wildlife resources has been linked to human actions...
Distribution Patterns of Human Elephant Conflict in Areas Adjacent to Rungwa Game Reserve, Tanzania
| Theses | Contributor(s): Wilbright Munuo
Human pressure on terrestrial ecosystems has caused loss and fragmentation of habitats for wildlife species. That has brought humans and wildlife in close proximity intensifying human wildlife...
How should the psychological welfare of zoo elephants be investigated?
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): G.J. Mason, J. Veasey
The welfare of elephants is an enormous challenge for zoos in terms of animal husbandry, financial cost and public perception. This chapter’s aim is not to discuss whether...