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Assessing the Effects of a Cognition-Based Education Program on Attitudes of Villagers Toward Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus) in Conflict-Prone Areas.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of applied animal welfare science : JAAWS [J Appl Anim Welf Sci] 2022 Oct-Dec; Vol. 25 (4), pp. 368-381. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Apr 08.

Abstract: A vital role in mitigating human-elephant conflict (HEC) involves conservation education programs in local communities. It is therefore important to assess the types of information that make conservation education programs effective. Given the public's...

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Acinetobacter faecalis Sp. Nov., Isolated from Elephant Faeces.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Current microbiology [Curr Microbiol] 2022 Dec 02; Vol. 80 (1), pp. 21. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 02.

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Abstract: A Gram-negative coccobacillus, YIM 103518 T , isolated from wild elephant feces in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, West China, was characterized and identified using a polyphasic taxonomic approach. The strain was strictly aerobic, non-motile, catalase...

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Commentary: Elephant trunk: Straight-up or frozen?

Publication Type: Editorial & Opinion

Source(s): The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery [J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg] 2022 Dec; Vol. 164 (6), pp. 1694-1695. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Apr 16.

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An odorant-binding protein in the elephant's trunk is finely tuned to sex pheromone (Z)-7-dodecenyl acetate.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Scientific reports [Sci Rep] 2022 Nov 21; Vol. 12 (1), pp. 19982. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 21.

Abstract: Chemical communication in elephants has been well studied at the chemical and behavioural levels. Pheromones have been identified in the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), including (Z)-7-dodecenyl acetate and frontalin, and their specific effects on th...

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Booming trade in mammoth ivory may be bad news for elephants.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Science (New York, N.Y.) [Science] 2022 Nov 18; Vol. 378 (6621), pp. 696-697. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 17.

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Abstract: Paleontologists are urged to take a stand against a market that may provide cover for continued poaching.

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Strategies of protected area use by Asian elephants in relation to motivational state and social affiliations.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Scientific reports [Sci Rep] 2022 Nov 02; Vol. 12 (1), pp. 18490. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 02.

Abstract: Animals' space requirements may vary according to life-history and social considerations. We observed 516 wild adult Asian elephants from both sexes, over 9 years, to investigate how life-history traits and social behavior influence protected-area (PA)...

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As elephant poaching falls in Africa, instate more ivory bans.

Publication Type: Editorial & Opinion

Source(s): Nature [Nature] 2022 Nov; Vol. 611 (7937), pp. 665.

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14-Carbon demonstrates that some illegal ivory is being taken from government stockpiles.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America [Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A] 2022 Nov; Vol. 119 (44), pp. e2211550119. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Oct 17.

Abstract: The 14-carbon in animal tissues records the time that the tissues are formed; since the 1960s, using the "bomb curve" for 14 C, the age of animal death can be determined accurately. Using animal tissue samples of known collection and formation dates fo...

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Anthropogenic pressures increase extinction risk of an isolated Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) population in southwestern China, as revealed by a combination of molecular- and landscape-scale approaches.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Integrative zoology [Integr Zool] 2022 Nov; Vol. 17 (6), pp. 1078-1094. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Apr 07.

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Abstract: Identification of the effect of anthropogenic threats on ecosystem is crucial. We used molecular tools and remote sensing to evaluate the population status of an isolated Asian elephant population in southwestern China in response to changes in habitat...

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The "Effort Elephant" in the Room: What Is Effort, Anyway?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Perspectives on psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science [Perspect Psychol Sci] 2022 Nov; Vol. 17 (6), pp. 1633-1652. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 29.

Abstract: Despite decades of research in the fields of judgment and decision-making, social psychology, cognitive psychology, human-machine interaction, behavioral economics, and neuroscience, we still do not know what "cognitive effort" is. The definitions in u...

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