Corpus ID: 55318817

The Population Demography of the Maputaland Elephants

  title={The Population Demography of the Maputaland Elephants},
  • Published 2006
  • Introduction Elephants in southern Africa are no longer as widespread as they once were. Their distributional range has been shrunk and fragmented by human activities (Gillson & Lindsay 2003). Continued fragmentation may influence the viability of the remaining populations (see Burkey 1989, 1999), and van Jaarsveld, Nichols & Knight (1999) argued that the probabilities of extinction for small populations of elephants will increase due to constraints imposed on demographic and genetic variables… CONTINUE READING

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