2000

 

 

The astonishing elephant. 1st ed. Alexander, Shana. New York: Random House 2000, xviii, 300 p. [16] p. of plates. ill. ref. index. ISBN: 0679456600.

            NAL call no: QL737.P98A43 2000

            Descriptors: elephants, North America, animals and man.

 

Captive elephant anesthesia. Heard, D.J. Proceeding of the North American Veterinary Conference, Eastern States Veterinary Association, 2000, v. 14, p. 1043-1044. Jan. 15-19, 2000.

            NAL call no: SF605.N672

            Descriptors: elephantidae, anesthetics.

 

Clinical and pathological findings of a newly recognized disease of elephants caused by endotheliotropic herpesviruses. Richman, L.K.; Montali, R.J.; Cambre, R.C.; Schmitt, D.; Hardy, D.; Hildbrant, T.; Bengis, R.G.; Hamzeh, F.M.; Shahkolahi, A.; Hayward, G.S. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2000, v. 36 (1), p. 1-12. ISSN: 0090-3558.

            NAL call no: 41.9 W64B

            Descriptors: pathogenesis, symptoms, antiviral agents, polymerase chain reaction.

 

Cracking the chemical signal code of elephant reproductive behavior. Rasmussen, L.E.L. Advances in Ethology, 2000, no. 35 Suppl., p. 14-16. ISSN: 0301-2808.

            NAL call no: 410 Z35B

            Descriptors: chemical communication, reproductive behavior, Elaphus maximus.

 

Elephant communication. Langbauer, W.R. Jr. Zoo Biology. New York, N.Y. Wiley-Liss, Inc. 2000, v. 19 (5), p. 425-445. ref. ISSN: 0733-3188.

            NAL call no: QL77.5.Z6

            Descriptors: elephant, communication.

 

Are elephant enrichment studies missing the point? Rees, P.A. Ratel, Dec. 2000, v. 27 (6), p. 230-232. ISSN: 0305-1228. Also in: International Zoo News, Sept. 2000, v. 47 (6), p. 369-371; no. 303. ISSN: 0020-9155.

            NAL call no: QL76.I58

            Descriptors: care in captivity, enrichment studies, evaluation.

 

Elephant herpesvirus infections. Richman, L.K.; Montali, R.J.; Williams, E.S. (Ed.); Barker, I.K. Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals, 2000, Ed. 3, p. 170-173. ref. ISBN: 0813825563.

            NAL call no: SF996.4.I54 2000

            Descriptors: disease transmission, diagnosis, epidemiology, immunity, treatment.

 

Enhanced elephant management and keeper education: A cooperative effort in Mexico. Whittaker, Margaret; Gibson, Karen. American Zoo and Aquarium Association Regional Conference, 2000, p. 170-176. ISSN: 1088-0402.

            NAL call no: QL76.5.U6A47

            Descriptors: care in captivity, contact management, Elaphus, Loxodonta.

 

ESR study of elephant tooth enamel from the Karlich-Seeufer site in Germany. Debuyst, R.; Callens, F.; Frechen, M.; Dejehet, F. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, May 2000, v. 52 (5), p. 1327-1336. ISSN: 0969-8043.

            NAL call no: QC770.I57

            Descriptors: dental enamel, radiation effects, elephants, fossils.

 

Evaluation of a multiple-antigen enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in captive elephants. Larsen, R.S.; Salman, M.D.; Mikota, S.K.; Isaza, R.; Montali, R.J.; Triantis, J. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2000, v. 31 (3), p. 291-302. ref. ISSN: 1042-7260.

            NAL call no: SF601.J6

            Descriptors: diagnostic antigens, ELISA, diagnosis, screening, seroprevalence.

 

Exploring the possibility of low-frequency seismic communication in elephants and other large animals. O’Connell, Rodwell C.E.; Arnason, B.; Hart, L.A. American Zoologist, Dec. 2000, v. 40 (6), p. 1154-1155. ISSN: 0003-1569.

            NAL call no: 410 AM3

            Descriptors: communication, behavioral effects, low frequency, seismic, elephants.

 

Exploring the potential of novel low frequency auditory communication mechanisms in elephants. O”Connell, Rodwell C.E.; Arnason, B.; Hart, L.Al Advances in Ethology, 2000, (35), p. 51. ISSN: 0931-4202.

            NAL call no: 410 Z35B

            Descriptors: behavior, communication, elephants.

 

Molecular and morphological evidence on the phylogeny of the Elaphantidae. Thomas, M.G.; Hagelberg, E.; Jones, H.B.; Yang, Z.; Lister, A.M. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B- Biological Sciences. Dec. 2000, v. 22 (267) (1461), p. 2493-2500. ISSN: 0962-8452.

            NAL call no: 501 L84B

            Descriptors: elephant genetics, physiology, phylogeny, nucleic acids.

 

Musth in elephants. Deepa, Ananth; Ananth, D. Zoo’s Print Journal, 2000, v. 15 (5), p. 259-262. ref.

            Descriptors: animal behavior, aggressive behavior, castration, neuroleptics.

 

Mycobacterium elephantis sp. Nov.: A rapidly growing non-chromogenic Mycobacterium isolated from an elephant. Shojaei, H.; Magee, J.G.; Freeman, R.; Yates, M.; Horadagoda, N.U.; Goodfellow, M. International Journal of Systematic Evolutionary Microbiology, Sept. 2000, v. 50 (5), p. 1817-1820. ref. ISSN: 1466-5026.

            NAL call no: QR1.I577

            Descriptors: new species, respiratory diseases, lungs, taxonomy, descriptions.

 

Older bull elephants control young males. Slotow, R.; van Dyk, G.; Poole, J.; Page, B.; Klocke, A. Nature, 2000, v. 408 (6811), p. 425-426. ISSN: 0028-0836.

            NAL call no: 472 N21

            Descriptors: social interactions, aggressive behavior, sexual behavior, musth.

 

Polymorphic microsatellite DNA markers in the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) and their use in the Asian elephant (Elaphus maximus). Eggert, S.L.; Ramakrishnan, U.; Mundy, I.N.; Woodruff, S.D. Molecular Ecology, Dec. 2000, v. 9 (12), p. 2223-2225. ISSN: 0962-1083.

            NAL call no: QH540.M64

            Descriptors: polymorphism, ecological genetics, Elephantidae, population studies.

 

A postcryogenic comparison of membrane fatty acids of elephant spermatozoa. Swain, J.E.; Miller, R.R, Jr. Zoo Biology, 2000, v. 19 (5), p. 461-473. ref. ISSN: 0733-3188.

            NAL call no: QL77.5.Z6

            Descriptors: arachidonic acid, cryogenics, fatty acids, frozen semen.

 

Reproductive endocrine monitoring of elephants: An essential tool for assisting captive management. Brown, J.L. Zoo Biology, 2000, v. 19 (5), p. 347-367. ref. ISSN: 0733-3188.

            NAL call no: QL77.5.Z6

            Descriptors: breeding programs, oestrus, pregnancy diagnosis, prolactin.

 

Review of a newly recognized disease of elephants caused by endotheliotropic herpesviruses. Richman, L.K.; Montali, R.J.; Hayward, G.S. Zoo Biology. New York, N.Y. Wiley-Liss, Inc. 2000, v. 19 (5), p. 383-392. ref. ISSN: 0733-3188.

            NAL call no: QL77.5.Z6

            Descriptors: disease, elephants, herpesvirus.

 

Sexual maturity in male elephants. Fritsch, G.; Hermes, R.; Goeritz, F.; Maltzahn, J.; Rohleder, M. Advances in Ethology, 2000, (35), p. 84. ISSN: 0931-4202.

            NAL call no: 410 Z35B

            Descriptors: development, reproductive system, elephants, male.

 

Snorkel breathing in the elephant. West, J.B. FASEB Journal, Mar. 15, 2000, v. 14 (4), p. A610. ISSN: 0892-6638.

            NAL call no: QH301.F3

            Descriptors: respiratory system, cardiovascular system, elephants, snorkel breathing.

 

Social structure and helping behavior in captive elephants. Schulte, B.A. Zoo Biology. New York, N.Y. Wiley-Liss, Inc. 2000, v. 19 (5), p. 447-459. ref. ISSN: 0733-3188.

            NAL call no: QL77.5.Z6

            Descriptors: elephants, social structure, helping behavior.

 

Special issue on elephant biology. Brown, J.L.; Brown, J.L. Zoo Biology, 2000, v. 19 (5), 184 p. ISSN: 0733-3188.

            NAL call no: QL77.5.Z6

            Descriptors: animal behavior, reproduction, capture of animals, epidemiology.

 

Temporary ovarian inactivity in elephants: Relationship to status and time outside. Schulte, B.A.; Feldman, E.; Lambert, R.; Oliver, R.; Hess, D.L. Physiology and Behavior, Oct. 2000, v. 71 (1-2), p. 123-131. ISSN: 0031-9384.

            NAL call no: QP1.P4

            Descriptors: elephants, physiology, estrus, ovary, progesterone, blood.

 

Tuberculosis in elephants in North America. Mikota, S.K.; Larsen, R.S.; Montali, R.J. Zoo Biology, 2000, v. 19 (5), p. 393-403. ref. ISSN: 0733-3188.

            NAL call no: QL77.5.Z6

            Descriptors: diagnosis, epidemiology, tuberculosis.

 

Ultrasonography of the urogenital tract in elephants (Loxodonta africana and Elephas maximus): An important tool for assessing male reproductive function. Hildebrandt, T.B.; Hermes, R.; Pratt, N.C.; Fritsch, G.; Blottner, S.; Schmitt, D.L.; Ratanakorn, P.; Brown, J.L.; Rietaschel, W.; Gortiz, F. Zoo Biology. New York, N.Y. Wiley-Liss, Inc. 2000, v. 19 (5), p. 333-345. ref. ISSN: 0733-3188.

            NAL call no: QL77.5.Z6

            Descriptors: ultrasonography, urogenital tract, male, elephant, reproductive function.

 

Ultrasonography of the urogenital tract in elephants (Loxodonta africana and Elephas maximus): An important tool for assessing female reproductive function. Hildebrandt, T.B.; Goritz, F.; Pratt, N.C.; Brown, J.L.; Montail, R.J.; Schmitt, D.L.; Fritsch, G.; Hermes, R. Zoo Biology. New York, N.Y. Wiley-Liss, Inc. 2000, v. 19 (5), p. 321-332. ref. ISSN: 073303188.

            NAL call no: QL77.5.Z6

            Descriptors: ultrasonography, urogenital tract, female, elephant, reproductive function.

 


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