The Amboseli elephants : a long-term perspective on a long-lived mammal

Complete Title: 
The Amboseli elephants : a long-term perspective on a long-lived mammal
Non IUCN Publication
Abstract: 

The Amboseli Elephants is the long-awaited summation of what’s been learned from the Amboseli Elephant Research Project (AERP)—the longest continuously running elephant research project in the world. Cynthia J. Moss and Harvey Croze, the founders of the AERP, and Phyllis C. Lee, who has been closely involved with the project since 1982, compile more than three decades of uninterrupted study of over 2,500 individual elephants, from newborn calves to adult bulls to old matriarchs in their 60s. Chapters explore such topics as elephant ecosystems, genetics, communication, social behavior, and reproduction, as well as exciting new developments from the study of elephant minds and cognition. The book closes with a view to the future, making important arguments for the ethical treatment of elephants and suggestions to aid in their conservation.

Imprint: 
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011
Physical Description: 
xiv, 383p. : ill., maps
Publication Year: 
2011
ISBN: 
978-0-226-54223-2
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Includes bibliographic references

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Number of copies: 
1
Language(s): 
English
Record created: 2018/09/28
Record updated: 2018/09/28