Elephant trunks morphology and motion. Croner, L.J.; Wainwright, S.A. American Zoologist, 1985, v. 25 (4), p. 12A. ISSN: 0003-1569.

            NAL call no: 410 AM3

            Descriptors: radial muscle, longitudinal muscle, oblique muscle, soft tissue.


Endoparasites of the African and Asian elephant. Bauer, C.; Stoye, M. Praketische Tieraerzt, Jan. 1, 1985, v. 66 (1), p. 55-60. ISSN: 0032-681X.

            Language: German.

            NAL call no: 41.8 P882

            Descriptors: elephants, parasitosis, diagnosis, therapy, disease control.


Energy of the oscillating legs of a fast-moving cheetah, pronghorn, jackrabbit, and elephant. Hildebrand, M.; Hurley, J.P. Journal of Morphology, Apr. 1985, v. 184 (1), p. 23-31. ISSN: 0362-2525.

            NAL call no: 444.8 J826

            Descriptors: biophysics, leg physiology, running, comparative study.


Episiotomy, a new obstetrical intervention in elephant cow. Merkt, H.; Ahlers, D.; Bader, H.; Brandt, H.P.; Boeer, M.; Dittrich, L. Deutsche Tieraerztliche Wochenschrift, 1985, v. 92 (10), p. 428-432. ref. graphs. ISSN: 0341-6593.

            Language: German with Summary in English.

            NAL call no: 41.8 D482

            Descriptors: elephants, obstetrics, surgical operations.


Galen’s dissection of the elephant. Scarborough, J. Korot, Summer, 1985, v. 8 (11-12), p. 123-134. ISSN: 0023-4109.

            Descriptors: anatomy, history, biography, historical article.


Illustrated account of methods of euthanasia of the elephant. Jarofke, D.; Adami, A Kleintierpraxis, 1985, v. 30 (4), p. 205-206, 208. ref. ISSN: 0023-2076.

            Language: German.

            NAL call no: 41.8 K67

            Descriptors: elephants, etorphine, euthanasia.


Illustrated report of the removal of a dead elephant fetus by perineotomy at the 645th day of gestation and 65 hours after the start of parturition. Merkt, H.; Ahlers, D.; Bader, H.; Brandt, H.P.; Boer, M.; Dittrich, L. Praktische Tierarzt, 1985, v. 66 (5), p. 377-378. plates. ISSN: 0032-681X.

            Language: German.

            NAL call no: 41.8 P882

            Descriptors: zoo animals, case reports, surgical operations, fetal death,


Ivermectin treatment of lice infestations in two elephant species. Karesh, W.B.; Robinson, P.T. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Dec. 1, 1985, v. 187 (11), p. 1235-1236. ill. ref. ISSN: 0003-1488.

            NAL call no: 41.8 AM3

            Descriptors: African elephant, Indian elephant, ivermectins, drug therapy.


Modified technique of the venous cannulation in swamp buffalo and elephant. Pibul, Chaianan; Rungcharoen, Kanchanomai. Kasetsart Veterinarians, Feb. 1985, v. 6 (1), p. 46-56. ill. ISSN: 0125-5169.

            Language: Thai with an English summary.

            Descriptors: blood vessels, blood collections, anatomy, elephants.


Observations during anesthetic management of an adult elephant. (Abstract). Dunlop, C.I.; Hodgson, D.S.; Steffey, E.P.; Fowler, M.E. Veterinary Surgery, 1985, v. 14 (1), p. 71-72. ISSN: 0161-3499.

            NAL call no: SF911.V43

            Descriptors: halothane, anaesthesia, elephants, zoo animals.


A reliable method for the sex differentiation in elephants. Jarofke, D.; Neitzel, H. Praktische Tierarzt, Jan.1, 1985, v. 66 (1), p. 53-54. ISSN: 0032-681X.

            Language: German.

            NAL call no: 41.8 P882

            Descriptors: elephants, sex, diagnosis, chromosomes.


Taming young elephants with Rompun ®). Trembath, P.R. Veterinaer Medizinische Nachrichten, 1985, no. 2, p. 169-170. table. ISSN: 0341-7085.

            Language: German.

            NAL call no: SF601.V43

            Descriptors: elephants, anesthetics, analgesics, training.


Tool use by elephants. Reid, J.B. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, 1985, v. 82 (2), p. 402-403. ISSN: 0006-6982.

            NAL call no: 513 B63

            Descriptors: behavior, elephant, tool use.

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