The Influence of Life History Milestones and Association Networks on Crop-Raiding Behavior in Male African Elephants

@inproceedings{Chiyo2012TheIO,
  title={The Influence of Life History Milestones and Association Networks on Crop-Raiding Behavior in Male African Elephants},
  author={Patrick Ilukol Chiyo and Cynthia J. Moss and Susan C Alberts},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
Factors that influence learning and the spread of behavior in wild animal populations are important for understanding species responses to changing environments and for species conservation. In populations of wildlife species that come into conflict with humans by raiding cultivated crops, simple models of exposure of individual animals to crops do not entirely explain the prevalence of crop raiding behavior. We investigated the influence of life history milestones using age and association… CONTINUE READING

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