Behavior and ecology of the Asiatic elephant in southeastern Ceylon

  title={Behavior and ecology of the Asiatic elephant in southeastern Ceylon},
  author={George M. McKay},
  • G. McKay
  • Published 1973
  • Environmental Science
McKay, George M. Behavior and Ecology of the Asiatic Elephant in Southeastern Ceylon. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, number 125, 113 pages, 63 figures, 22 tables, 1973.—This paper reports on a three-year study of the behavior and ecology of the Asiatic elephant (Elephas maximus maximus L.) in the Gal Oya and Ruhunu National Park areas of Ceylon. The study area in eastern Ceylon is in a zone which shows a gradation in climate from moist to arid. This gradient is correlated with gradients… 


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