Group Size and Population Structure of Megaherbivores (Gaur Bos gaurus and Asian Elephant Elephas maximus) in a Deciduous Habitat of Western Ghats, India

@inproceedings{Ramesh2012GroupSA,
  title={Group Size and Population Structure of Megaherbivores (Gaur Bos gaurus and Asian Elephant Elephas maximus) in a Deciduous Habitat of Western Ghats, India},
  author={Tharmalingam Ramesh and Kalyanasundaram Sankar and Qamar Qureshi and Riddhika Kalle},
  year={2012}
}
Grouping is an important phenomenon influencing major aspects of social animal lives, such as predation pressure, pathogen pressure, aggression, foraging success, metabolism and sexual selection in animal community (Reiczigel et al. 2008). Moreover, group size is likely to be an insightful reflection of the immediate effect of important ecological parameters such as habitat structure, spatio-temporal distribution of food and predation pressure on group formation (Barrette 1991; Sankar 1994… 
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