Population status of Asian elephants Elephas maximus and key threats

  title={Population status of Asian elephants
 Elephas maximus
 and key threats},
  author={Vivek Menon and Shraddha Tiwari},
  journal={International Zoo Yearbook},

Current and Future Approaches to Mitigate Conflict between Humans and Asian Elephants: The Potential Use of Aversive Geofencing Devices

It is recommended that the efficacy and welfare impact of AGDs be evaluated using captive elephants along with public perception of using AGDs on elephants as a means of addressing the inherent deficiencies of common HEC mitigation tools.

Taxonomy Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Animalia Chordata Mammalia

The IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM is produced and managed by the IUCN Global Species Programme, the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) and The IUCN Red List Partnership. The IUCN Red List

Asian Elephant Evolutionary Relationships: New Perspectives from Mitochondrial D-Loop Haplotype Diversity

Haplotype data from mt D-loop sequencing studies are reviewed and previous population-scale hypotheses pertaining to the origin and diverse genetic profiles of Asian elephants are highlighted to shed light on ongoing evolutionary processes.

Standard Identification Certificate for Legal Legislation of a Unique Gene Pool of Thai Domestic Elephants Originating from a Male Elephant Contribution to Breeding

The study results showed very low nucleotide diversity D-loop sequences and high variations in microsatellite genotyping, with an extensive variation of the gene pool estimates from different populations, which suggests that the optimal male selection during breeding could aid in maintaining the genetic diversity among captive populations.



Shift of paradigm needed towards improving human–elephant coexistence in monoculture landscapes in Sabah

This article outlines the contemporary situation of the Bornean elephant Elephas maximus borneensis in Sabah (Malaysian Borneo), and focuses on the existing challenges that need to be addressed to

An overview of elephant conservation in India

Efforts for the conservation of the Elephant ( Elephas maximus ) in India were initiated in 1873 with the promulgation of the Madras Wild Elephant Preservation Act, 1873. But the earlier laws were

Using DNA fingerprinting to establish paternity of Asian elephants Elephas maximus born at Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, Sri Lanka

The aim of this study was to use DNA fingerprinting to establish the paternity of three Asian elephant calves born at Pin-nawela Elephant Orphanage, Sri Lanka, and the sire of each calf was identified unambiguously.

Distribution and Status of the Asian Elephant

This comprehensive survey of the Asian elephant is the result of an FPS-sponsored project dating from 1973. The author is Co-Chairman with J.C. Daniel, Curator of the Bombay Natural History Society)