All about elephants. Gillson, Lindsey. Elephants. Care for the Wild International, Jordan, W.J.; Poole, Joyce; Sheldrick, Daphne; Gillson, Lindsey. Rusper, West Sussex. 1998, p. 1-127. Chapter pagination: 21-39. ISBN: 1872266037.

            Descriptors: biology, ecology, overview, distribution, Elephantidae.


Chemical signals in the reproduction of Asian (Elaphus maximus) and African (Loxodonta africana) elephants. Rasmussen, L.E.; Schulte, B.A. Animal Reproduction Science, Oct. 1998, v. 53 (1-4), p. 19-34. ISSN: 0378-4320.

            NAL call no: QP251.A5

            Descriptors: reproduction physiology, urine, sex attractants, ovulation.


Detection and identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from elephants (Elephas maximus) using traditional and molecular techniques. Curry, J.I.; Prabhu, S.V.; Moore, D.F. Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, 1998, v. 98, P. 182.

             NAL call no: QR1.A5

            Descriptors: elephant, infection, Mycobacterium tuberculosis.


Differences in spatial genetic population structure between African and Asian elephant (Loxodonta africana, Elephas maximus) as revealed by sequence analysis of the mitochondrial Cyt b gene. Tiedemann, Ralph; Kurt, Fred; Haberhauer, Alois; Hartl, Guenther B. Acta Theriologica, 1998, v. 5, (Suppl.), p. 123-134. ISSN: 1509-4537.

            NAL call no: 410 AC88

            Descriptors: population genetics, sequence analysis, spatial genetic population.


The efficacy of an experimental oil-adjuvanted encephalomyocarditis vaccine in elephants, mice and pigs. Hunter, P.; Swanepoel, S.P.; Esterhuysen, J.J.; Raath, J.P.; Bengis, R.G.; Lugt, J.J.van der; Van-der Lugt, J.J. Vaccine,1998, v. 16 (1), p. 55-61. ref. ISSN: 0264-410X.

            NAL call no: QR189.V32

            Descriptors: efficacy, encephalitis, Elephantidae, mammals.


Elephants. Jordan, W.J.; Poole, Joyce; Sheldrick, Daphne; Gillson, Lindsey. Care for the Wild International, Rusper, West Sussex. 1998: p. 1-127. ISBN: 1872266037.

            Descriptors: general works, biology, ecology, evolution, Elephantidae.


Elephant hearing. Reuter, T.; Nummela, S.; Hemila, S. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Aug. 1998, v. 104 (2 Pt. 1), p. 1122-1123. ISSN: 0001-4966.

            NAL call no: QC221.A27

            Descriptors: elephant physiology, vocalization, hearing.


Elephants in need: Alert action. Humane Society of the United States. Washington, DC. 1998, 1 videocassette (6 min.). sd. col. VHS format.

            NAL call no: Videocassette no. 2744

            Descriptors: elephants handling, animal welfare.


Elephants: Trimming the herd. In south Africa, biologists are experimenting with new birth control methods designed to reduce elephant populations humanely. Butler, V. BioScience, 1998, v. 48 (2), p. 76-81. ISSN: 0006-3568.

            NAL call no: 500 AM322A

            Descriptors: contraception, methodology, trimming, populations.


Endocrinology of the ovarian cycle and pregnancy in the Asian (Elaphus maximus) and African (Loxodonta africana) elephant. Hodges, J.K. Animal Reproduction Science, Oct. 1998, v. 53 (1-4), p. 3-18. ref. ISSN: 0378-4320.

            NAL call no: QP251.A5

            Descriptors: reproduction, oestrus cycle, pregnancy, parturition, hormones.


A global elephant network. Schwammer, Harald M.; Riddle, Heidi S. Proceedings of the 1998 Joint Conference AAZK, EMA, AZH, Indianapolis Zoological Society, Inc. 1998, p. 1-286: Chapter pagination: 157-160.

            NAL call no: QL82.A28 1998

            Descriptors: global elephant network, conservation measures, organizations, goals.


Hands off, hands on: Some aspects of keeping elephants. Schmid, Jeannette. International Zoo News, Dec. 1998, v. 45 (8), p. 476-486. no. 289. ISSN: 0020-9155.

            NAL call no: QL76.I58

            Descriptors: care in captivity, zoos, different approaches, Elephas, Loxodonta.


Identification of sequence tagged sites in the Asian and African elephant. Burk, N.E.; Messer, L.A.; Ernst, C.W.; Rothschild, M.F. Animal Biotechnology, New York, N.Y. Marcel Dekker, 1998, v. 9 (2), p. 156-160. ref. ISSN: 1049-5398.

            NAL call no: SF140.B54A55

            Descriptors: Loxodonta africana, Elephas maximus.


Mycobacterium tuberculosis in elephants: Restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis utilizing both IS6110 and pTBN12 probes. Yasuda, L.M.; Lehnkering, E.L.; Kilman, R.J.; Ortiz, E.A.; Tsunawaki, L.A.; Harvey, S.M. Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, 1998, v. 98, p. 503. ISSN: 1060-2011.

            NAL call no: QR1.A5

            Descriptors: mycobacterial infection, polymorphism, probe, pTBN12, IS6110.


Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection as a zoonotic disease: Transmission between humans and elephants. Michalak, K.; Austin, C.; Diesel, S.; Bacon, M.J.; Zimmerman, P.; Maslow, J.N. Emerging Infectious Diseases, Apr./Jun. 1998, v. 4 (2), p. 283-287. ISSN: 1080-6040.

            NAL call no: RA648.5.E46

            Descriptors: elephants, tuberculosis, disease outbreaks, diagnostic use, husbandry.


The need for routine elephant blood draws. Brown, Janine. Animal Keepers’ Forum, Sept. 1998, v. 25 (9), p. 357-359. ISSN: 0164-9531.

            NAL call no: QL77.5.A54

            Descriptors: care in captivity, reproductive techniques, monitoring, blood sampling.


Staining patterns to the zona pellucida of the dog, cat, horse and elephant with porcinezona pellucida (pzP) antisera. Barber, M.R.; Lee, S.M.; Fayrer, Hosken R.A. Theriogenology, Jan. 1, 1998, v. 49 (1), p. 307. ISSN: 0093-691X.

            NAL call no: QP251.A1T5

            Descriptors: development, immune system, reproductive system, elephant.


Reproductive assessment of male elephants (Loxodonta africana and elaphus maximus) by ultrasonography. Hildebrandt, T.B.; Goritz, F.; Pratt, N.C.; Schmitt, D.L.; Quandt, S.; Raath, J.; Hofmann, R.R. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 1998, v. 29 (2), p. 114-128. ref. ISSN: 1042-7260.

            NAL call no: SF601.J6

            Descriptors: male genitalia, clinical examination, ultrasound.


Reproduction in elephants: An enzyme immunoassay for monitoring oestrus from urine samples. Townsend, A. Uppsala. 1998 28 p. ref.

            Descriptors: animal physiology, reproduction, oestrus detection, monitoring, urine.

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