The Living Elephants: Evolutionary Ecology, Behavior, and Conservation

By Raman Sukumar | Go to book overview

Subject Index
Aardvarks, 8
Acacia, 193, 214, 225, 329
Acacia albida,226, 245
Acacia clavigera,251
Acacia erioloba,253
Acacia leucophloea,230, 240
Acacia senegal,225
Acacia suma,230, 240
Acacia tortilis,200, 225, 235, 249
Acacia xanthophloea,225, 236
Afghanistan, 64, 75
Africa, 17, 22, 47
Age
age-dependent reproductive success, 297
age-sex composition, 175
age-sex ratios, 291
age-size distribution, 240
age-specific death rate/mortality, 256–257, 264, 266, 291, 297
age-specific fecundity, 257, 276, 281
age-specific survivorship, 276
age-structured population, 276
distribution, 263, 277, 280
structure, 43, 278, 282, 288
Aggression, 113, 136, 181, 187, 324
aggressive elephants, 365, 380
redirected, 141
Agriculture, 56, 71, 79, 240, 298, 316, 326, 351, 359, 370, 379
communities, 299
conflict over, 264, 364
crop loss, 300, 363 (see also Crop depredation)
crop productivity, 304, 306
expansion, 290, 337
perennial crops, 303
pulses, 56
Ahmed (elephant), 120, 123
Alaska, 39
Alexander, 62, 67
Algeria, 81
Alkaloids, 38, 214, 217
Allometry, 192
equations, 211
relationships, 166, 206
scaling, 209
Allomothers, 132, 138
allomothering, 132, 154, 186
allosuckling, 132, 186
Alps, 84
Amazonian Peru, 28
Amebelodon,19, 27
Amino acids, 208, 218
Ammonia, 208
Amoraius, King, 82
Anacardiaceae (cashew family), 195
Anamalais, 349, 361
Andes, 16
Animal husbandry, 56
Anogeissus latifolia,244
Antarctica, 15, 18, 23
Anthracobune,6, 14
Anthracobunids, 15
Anthrax, 265, 330
Antisera, 47
Arabia, 19
Archidiskodon celebensis,31. See also Elephas celebensis
Aridity, 15, 19
Aristotle, 82, 90
Arizona, 41
Artaxerxes, King, 82
Artificial insemination, 399
Artiodactyls, 13
Asia, 17, 44
Atheroma, 265
Atlas Mountains, 81
Axis axis,122
Bactria, 67
Badami, 69
Balanites wilsoniana(forest date) tree, 254
Bali, 64
Bamboo, 23, 192
Banana, 196
Bangkok, 400
Baobab (Adansonia digitata) tree, 196, 217, 223, 226, 245
Bark, 141, 217
stripping, 225, 230
Barytheres, 15
Barytherium,14–15
Barytherium grave,14

-459-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
The Living Elephants: Evolutionary Ecology, Behavior, and Conservation
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Preface vii
  • Contents xiii
  • The Living Elephants *
  • 1 - Elephant Evolution in Action 3
  • 2 - The Interrelationship of Culture and Ecology 55
  • 3 - The Elephantine Mating Game 89
  • 4 - The Social Life of Elephant Families 125
  • 5 - The Diet of a Megaherbivore 191
  • 6 - The Impact of Elephants on Their Habitats 223
  • 7 - The Dynamics of Elephant Populations 255
  • 8 - The Conflict Between Elephants and People 298
  • 9 - Conserving the Elephant Populations 352
  • Appendix 1 - Status and Distribution of Elephants 403
  • Appendix 2 - Statural Growth in Elephants 409
  • Notes 415
  • References 427
  • Author Index 455
  • Subject Index 459
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
/ 478

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Author Advanced search

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.