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By Murray E. Fowler, Susan K. Mikota

Elephants are probably the main recognized participants of the animal state. the large measurement, strange anatomy, and toughness of elephants have involved people for millenia. Biology, drugs, and surgical procedure of Elephants serves as a finished textual content on elephant medication and surgical procedure. according to the services of 36 scientists and scientific veterinarians, this quantity covers biology, husbandry, veterinary medication and surgical procedure of the elephant as identified today.

* Written by way of the key specialists within the field

* Comprehensively covers either Asian and African elephants

* entire with taxonomy, behavioral, geographical and systemic information

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Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephants (MIKE) The poaching of elephants prompted CITES to pass a resolution in 1997 to monitor African and Asian elephants over their entire range. Monitoring of Illegal Killings of Elephants (MIKE) was launched 2 years later in Africa. MIKE is similar to ETIS except that it is meant to monitor the illegal killing of elephants and illegal ivory trade. Objectives also include assessing whether trends in illegal killing of elephants are related to the changes CHAPTER 3 in listings in the appendixes and to legal ivory trade.

Elephants had long been demanded as tribute from vassal states in India and the Middle East. D. The animal drowned 2 years later while attempting to cross the Rhine. ). This animal fared better and accompanied Fredrick’s triumphal march into Milan in 1237. D. In a dubious gesture of hospitality, it was quartered in the Tower of London, where it succumbed within 3 years. Gifts of elephants and other exotic creatures from newly conquered colonies became the fashion among European rulers of the 16th and 17th centuries.

Pecon-Slattery, J. J. 2001. Genetic evidence for two species of elephant in Africa. Science 293:1473–1477. 34. , Kappelman, J. T. 2004. New large-bodied mammals from the late Oligocene site of Chilga, Ethiopia. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 49(3):365–392. 35. Shoshani, J. 1986. On the Phylogenetic Relationships Among Paenungulata and Within Elephantidae as Demonstrated by Molecular and Osteological Evidence. PhD dissertation, Wayne State University, Detroit (Michigan). Ann Arbor, Michigan, University Microfilms, 2 vols.

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