Elephants Under Human Care
  • Release Date : 15 March 2020
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 316 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0128162082
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Download or read book entitled Elephants Under Human Care by author: Paul A Rees which was release on 15 March 2020 and published by Academic Press with total page 316 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Elephants Under Human Care: The Behavior, Ecology, and Welfare of Elephants in Captivity is a one-of-a-kind resource on elephants living predominantly in zoos, as well as circus and logging camp elephants, as it draws together studies of elephant welfare within artificial environments into one comprehensive volume. Beginning with a brief history of elephants in zoos, this book delves into data and information on the behavior of elephants in captivity, covering topics such as nocturnal behavior, aggression, tool usage, and ecophysiology. Feeding ecology, population ecology, and enclosure usage is also described for readers. This book also looks at measurements for elephant welfare managements, including the analysis of locomotion, gait, obesity, and abnormal behavior. Finally, the book advises on management challenges and the future contribution of zoos to elephant conservation. Elephants Under Human Care: The Behavior, Ecology, and Welfare of Elephants in Captivity is a valuable resource for zoo biology and animal welfare researchers. This book is also useful for students and zoo professionals and managers looking for the most comprehensive data and studies on all species of elephants. Includes results of captive studies compared to biological information on wild elephants Features unique and original images of elephant behavior as they live under human care Considers future implications for welfare and conservation of elephants, both for elephants in captivity and efforts for those in the wild

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