Africa’s elephant: A biography. Meredith, Martin. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2001, ix. 244 p. ill. ref. index. ISBN: 0340770813.

            NAL call no: QL737.P98M47 2001

            Descriptors: elephants Africa, history.


Captive disorders in elephants: Impacted molars and broken tusks. Fagan, D.A.; Oosterhuis, J.E.; Roocroft, A. Zoologische Garten, Sept. 2001, v. 71 (5), p. 281-303. ISSN: 0044-5169.

            NAL call no: 410 Z724

            Descriptors: animal care, dental and oral system, broken tusk, impacted molar.


Comparative cytogenetics of the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) and Asiatic elephant (Elaphus maximus). Houck, M.L.; Kumamoto, A.T.; Gallagher, D.S. Jr.; Comparative cytogenetics of the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) and Asiatic elephant (Elaphus maximus). Benirschke, K. Cytogenetics and Cell Genetics, 2001, v. 93 (3-4), p. 249-252. ISSN: 0301-0171.

            NAL call no: 442.8 C992

            Descriptors: karyotypes, cytogenetics, African elephant, Asian elephant.


Do elephants run? Hutchinson, J.R.; Famini, D.; Kram, R.; Lair, R. American Zoologist, Dec. 2001, v. 41 (6), p. 1479. ISSN: 0003-1569.

            NAL call no: 410 Am3

            Descriptors: behavior, muscular system, movement, support.


Disease risk and inter-institutional transfer of specimens in cooperative breeding programs: Herpes and the Elephant species Survival Plans. Ryan, S.J.; Thompson, S.D. Zoo Biology. New York, N.Y. Wiley-Liss, Inc. 2001, v. 20 (2), p. 89-101. ref. ISSN: 0733-3188.

            NAL call no: QL77.5.Z6

            Descriptors: Loxodonta africana, Elephas maximus, studbooks, disease transmission.


Elephant breeding soundness examination forms and database. Wyatt, Jeff. Proceedings of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians, Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians and the National Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians Joint Conference, Orlando, FL Sept. 18-23, 2001: i-xx, p. 1-411: Chapter pagination: 396-400.

            NAL call no: SF605.A4

            Descriptors: information handling, reproductive techniques, breeding soundness exam.


Exploring the potential use of seismic waves as a communication channel by elephants and other large animals. O’Connell, Rodwell C.E.; Hart, L.A.; Arnason, B.T. American Zoologist, Nov. 2001, v. 41 (5), p. 1157-1170. ISSN: 0003-1569.

            NAL call no: 410 AM3

            Descriptors: communication, seismic waves, group cohesion.


Genetic and ultrastructural characterization of a European isolate of the fatal endotheliotropic elephant herpesvirus. Ehlers, B.; Burkhardt, S.; Goltz, M.; Bergmann, V.; Ochs, A.; Weiler, H.; Hentschke, J. Journal of General Virology, 2001, v. 82 (3), p. 475-482. ISSN: 0022-1317.

            NAL call no: QR360.A1J6

            Descriptors: ultrastructure, phylogeny, DNA-directed-DNA-polymerase, gB-gene.


Immunolocalization of zona pellucida antigens in the ovarian follicle of dogs, cats, horses and elephants. Barber, M.R.; Lee, S.M.; Steffens, W.L.; Ard, M.; Fayrer-Hosken, R.A. Theriogenology, May 2001, v. 55 (8), p. 1705-1717. ref. ISSN: 0093-691X.

            NAL call no: QP251.A1T5

            Descriptors: antibodies, antigens, contraception, oocytes, ovaries, zona pellucida.


Mycobacterium tuberculosis risk for elephant handlers and veterinarians. Davis, M. Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, Mar. 2001, v. 16 (3), p. 350-353. ISSN: 1047-322X.

            Descriptors: animal husbandry, elephants, occupational diseases, control, prevention.


Oligosaccharides of milk and colostrum in non-human mammals. Urashima, T.; Saito, T.; Nakamura, T.; Messer, M. Glycoconjugate Journal, May 2001, v. 18 (5), p. 357-371. ISSN: 0282-0080.

            NAL call no: TP248.65.G49G59 1999

            Descriptors: colostrum chemistry, milk chemistry, oligosaccharides analysis.


An overview of the central nervous system of the elephant through a critical appraisal of the literature published in the XIX and XX centuries. Cozzi, B; Spagnoli, S.; Bruno, L. Brain Research Bulletin, 2001, v.54 (2), p. 219-227. ISSN: 0361-9230.

            NAL call no: QL737.P933S74 1998

            Descriptors: brain architecture, central nervous system, reviews.


Snorkel breathing in the elephant explains the unique anatomy of its pleura. West, J.B. Respiration Physiology, May 2001, v. 126 (1), p. 1-8. ISSN: 0034-5687.

            NAL call no: QP121.A1R4

            Descriptors: elephants. anatomy, physiology, snorkel breathing.


Snorkel breathing in the elephant explains the unique anatomy of its pleura. West, J.B. Journal of Morphology, Jun. 2001, v. 248 (3), p. 300. ISSN: 0362-2525.

            NAL call no: 444.8 J826

            Descriptors: lung, respiratory system, pleural cavity, trunk, elephant.


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