Gajah: Journal of the IUCN/SSC Asian Elephant Specialist Group

Gajah 46

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2017 - Gajah 46

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Cover, editorial board, instructions for contributors and contents

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1 Editorial

Jennifer Pastorini

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2-3 Notes from the Chair IUCN SSC Asian Elephant Specialist Group

Vivek Menon

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Research Articles

4-13 Food and feeding pattern of Asian elephants in Udawalawe National Park, Sri Lanka

A.M.D.B. Alahakoon, E.M.A.B. Pushpakumara, G. Ellepola & K.B. Ranawana

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Puddling in elephant dung by Lepidopterans in Wasgamuwa, Sri Lanka

Chandima Fernando, Ravi Corea, Chinthaka Weerasinghe & Prithiviraj Fernando

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Gastrointestinal strongyle infections in captive and wild elephants in Sri Lanka

Kasun S. Abeysinghe, A. N. F. Perera, Jennifer Pastorini, Karin Isler, Christos Mammides & Prithiviraj Fernando

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Short Communications



Elephant mortality on railway tracks of northern West Bengal, India

Sangita Mitra

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Postponement of musth in Asian elephants using a GnRH vaccine

T.M.S.K. Piyadasa, A. Dangolla, C. Rajapakshe, E. Rajapakshe, N. Horadagoda, P.G.A. Pushpakumara & P. Windsor

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Clinical management of a chronic abscess in a juvenile Asian elephant

Arindam Kishore Pachoni, Samshul Ali & Samrendra Bahadur Shing

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News and Briefs

38-39 The Jakarta Declaration for Asian Elephant Conservation

Heidi S. Riddle & Zaw Min Oo

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40-42 Workshop on addressing human-elephant conflict in Myanmar

Nilanga Jaysinghe & Paing Soe

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43-45 Expanding the conservation network of Asian mahouts

Sathyanarayana Mamatha, Nazaruddin & Heidi S. Riddle

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46-47 Report on the fifth Elephant Conservation Group workshop

Wayuphong Jitvijak, Prapimpan Ngoentip & Jennifer Pastorini
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48-72 Recent publications on Asian elephants

Jennifer Pastorini

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News Briefs

Jayantha Jayewardene

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