Age estimation and population age structure of elephants from footprint dimensions (Loxodonta africana). Western, D.; Moss, C.; Georgiadis, N. Journal of Wildlife Management, Oct. 1983, v. 47 (4), p. 1192-1197. ref. ISSN: 0022-541X.

            NAL call no: 410 J827

            Descriptors: footprint, age estimation, population age structure.


Amputation of the tail in an elephant. Jarofke, D. Arbeitstagung der Zootieraerzte im Duetschsprachigen Raum, 1983, no. 2, p. 46-47. ISSN: 0722-8112.

            Language: German.

            Descriptors: animal disorders, tail amputation, elephant.


Diseases of Exotic Animals. Medical and Surgical Management. Wallach, J.D.; Boever, W.J. 1983, xii, 1159 p. ref. W.B. Saunders Co. Philadelphia. ISBN: 0721691056.

            NAL call no: SF981.W34

            Descriptors: animal diseases, zoo animals, birds, fishes, veterinary medicine.


Electrocardiography in lying and standing elephants, with reference to the use of xylazine. Mill, J.; Kuntze, A.; R. Ippen (ed.); H.D Schroder (ed.). Erkrankungen der Zootiere. Verhandlungsbericht des 25. International Symposiums uber die Erkrankungen der Zootiere, May 1983, v. 11 (15), p. 349-355. ref.

            Language: German.

            NAL call no: SF996.I5

            Descriptors: anesthesia, cardiovascular system, blood pressure, electrocardiograms.


Elephant behavior in a semi-arid environment. Barnes, R.F.W. African Journal of Ecology, 1983, v. 21 (3), p. 185-196.

            NAL call no: 409.6 Ea7

            Descriptors: ranging behavior, movements, climactic conditions, food availability.


Interaction of ligands with the distal glutamine in elephant myoglobin. Bartnicki, D.E.; Mizukami, H.; Tomero-Herrera, A.E. Journal of Biological Chemistry, Feb. 10, 1983, v. 258 (3), p. 1599-1602. ill. ref. ISSN: 0021-9258.

            NAL call no: 381 J824

            Descriptors: elephant myoglobin, ligands, interaction, distal glutamine.


Lifting of lying elephants. Jarofke, D. Arbeitstagung der Zootieraerzte im deutschsprachigen Raum,1983, no. 2, p. 48-50. ISSN: 0722-8112.

            Language: German.

            Descriptors: lying elephants, lifting.


Perissodactyla (equids, tapirs, rhinos), Proboscidae (elephants), and Hippopotamidae (hippopotamus). Wallach, J.D.; Boever, W.J. Diseases of Exotic Animals, 1983, p. 761-829. fig. ref. ISBN: 0721691056.

            NAL call no: SF981.W34

            Descriptors: diseases, elephants, reviews.


Technique and indication of slow drip infusion in elephants. Schulze, W.; Hertrampf, B. Kleintierpraxis, May, 1983, v. 28 (3), p. 159-162. ref. ISSN: 0023-2076.

            Language: German with Summary in English, French, Italian.

            NAL call no: 41.8 K67

            Descriptors: diseases, slow drip infusion, elephant.

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