The influence of savannah elephants on vegetation: a case study in the Tembe Elephant Park, South Africa

@inproceedings{Guldemond2007TheIO,
  title={The influence of savannah elephants on vegetation: a case study in the Tembe Elephant Park, South Africa},
  author={R.A.R. Guldemond},
  year={2007}
}
Most elephants in South Africa live in enclosed areas such as the Tembe Elephant Park in Maputaland. The Park also protects sand forest. This can create a conflict of interest as elephants may influence species typical of these forests. To assess the effects that elephants may have for vegetation, I compare variables of similar plant communities inside and outside the Park. I then compared the space and landscape utilization of elephants living in the Park with those of free-ranging elephants… CONTINUE READING

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