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  1. Wild Connection: How Do We Connect With Animals? | Leila Goulet | TEDxRoseburg

    | Videos

    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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61559

  2. 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,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61353

  3. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/57860

  4. Reproductive Endocrinology and Musth Indicators in a Captive Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus)

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Duer, C., Tomasi, T., Abramson, C. I.

    2016 119 3 839-860 0033-2941 10.1177/0033294116667092 eng Department of Biology, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, USA tomtomasi@missouristate.edu.Department of Biology,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60926

  5. A Comparison of Zoo Animal Behavior in the Presence of Familiar and Unfamiliar People

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Martin, R. A., Melfi, V.

    2016 J Appl Anim Welf Sci 19 3 234-44 1088-8705 10.1080/10888705.2015.1129907 eng a School of Biological Sciences, Plymouth University , Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon , United Kingdom.b...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60846

  6. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60742

  7. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60726

  8. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60606

  9. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60548

  10. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60119

  11. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59729

  12. 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....

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59514

  13. Reproductive endocrinology and musth indicators in a captive Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Duer, Connie, Tomasi, Tom, Abramson, Charles I.

    2016 Psychological Reports 119 3 839-860 0033-29411558-691X Sage Publications US 10.1177/0033294116667092 Tomasi, Tom, Department of Biology, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, US,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59030

  14. 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

    Background 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58701

  15. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58692

  16. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58637

  17. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58497

  18. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58489

  19. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58485

  20. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/56741