Elephants (Probiscidea). Schmidt, M. Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, Fowler, M.E. (Ed.). W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia. 1986, i-xxiv, p. 1-1127. Chapter pagination: 883-897.

            NAL call no: SF966.Z66

            Descriptors: care in captivity, sedation, medication techniques, biology, review.


Habits of elephants in captivity. Ramesh, T.M.; Gopalakrishnan, A.V. Livestock Advisor, 1986, v. 11 (3), p. 17-19.

            NAL call no: SF1.L53

            Descriptors: elephant, captivity, behavior.


On the keeping of elephants in a circus with regard to their minimal requirements. Schulze, W. Praktische Tierarzt, 1986, v. 67 (9), p. 809-811. ref. ISSN: 0032-681X.

            Language: German.

            NAL call no: 41.8 P882

            Descriptors: elephants, performing animals, husbandry methods, feeds.


Origin of elephants Elephantidae and their phylogeny. Garutt, V.E. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, 1986. V. 149, p. 15-32. ISSN: 0206-0477.

            Language: Russian.

            NAL call no: 410.9 L543

            Descriptors: origin of taxon, phylogeny, pliocene, Elephantidae.


Physiological measurement of stress. Hattingh, J. South African Journal of Science, 1986, v. 82 (11), p. 612-614. ref. ISSN: 0038-2353.

            NAL call no: 515 S084

            Descriptors: elephants, slaughter, stress, blood chemistry, statistical analysis.


A plastic tail collar for marking wild elephants. Viljoen, P.J. South African Journal of Wildlife Research, 1986, v. 16 (4), p. 158-162.

            Language: Afrikaans; English.

            NAL call no: SK575.S6S6

            Descriptors: marking, population studies, Loxodonta africana.


Tertiary dentine in the root of an elephant tusk. Gainer, R.S. Journal of Zoo Animal Medicine, 1986, v. 17 (2), p. 69-72. ref.

            NAL call no: SF601.J6

            Descriptors: elephants, tooth diseases.


Training of elephants as work animals. Ramesh, T.M.; Gopalakrishnan, A.V. Livestock Advisor, 1986, v. 11 (4), p. 25-29.

            NAL call no: SF1.L53

            Descriptors: training, elephants.

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