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Wild elephants in capitivity

Jack Adams

Wild elephants in capitivity

by Jack Adams

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Published by Center for The Study of Elephants in Carson, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elephants.,
  • Zoo animals.,
  • Circus animals.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 201.

    StatementJack Adams.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF408.6.E44 A33 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination201 p. :
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3790909M
    ISBN 100942074009
    LC Control Number81069851
    OCLC/WorldCa9095655

      By: PAUL EAKINS – Staff Writer. SAN PASQUAL VALLEY —- The euthanization last month of Carol, a beloved year-old Asian elephant at the San Diego Zoo’s Wild Animal Park, has reignited the debate over whether zoos provide the care they should for wild animals whose captivity zoo officials say ultimately may protect the species from extinction. Young elephants have seen family members being killed. Many of the older elephants have been killed, which has left the younger elephants to grow up without the guidance from their older teachers. Areas where elephants live in the wild have reported a backlash from the elephants. Elephants are fighting back and attacking villages.

    Elephants have a much longer lifespan in the wild than in captivity, according to a new study from Science. The study, which compared female African elephants in Kenya's Amboseli National Park with those in zoos, found that the wild elephants lived three times as long on average, surviving to a median age of 56 years compared with 17 years for elephants living in captivity. It's no secret that many wild animals live longer than their captive counterparts. Recently, a year-old orca whale was spotted swimming in the wild-- far older than SeaWorld's estimate that orcas in the wild live 25 to 35 what about elephants, one of the most beloved -- and mistreated-- captive animals?Author: Melissa Cronin.

    Payne implies that elephants live longer, better lives in captivity. But while Ringling Bros. proudly boasts its elephants live an average of 45 years - outside estimates place that number at only 39 years - elephants can live up to 70 years in the wild. And common sense says that, if protected from outside threats and provided with excellent Author: Ameena Schelling.   Elephants in zoos are at risk of depression, according to a new study that found captive animals are unhappy kept alone or in small groups. By Louise Gray, Environment Correspondent. PM GMT


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Wild Elephants in Capitivity by Jack Adams starting at $ Wild Elephants in Capitivity has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. According to the National Geographic, the median lifespan of a zoo-born female is just 17 years with Asian elephants living up to 19 years in captivity and 42 in the wild.

In order to keep these Author: Rachel Curit. section provides more facts about elephants, and a note explains how fortunate the author was to be able to witness an elephant birth in the wild. The book has plenty of factual information for reports and will be appreciated by animal lovers.—Cynde Suite, Bartow Cty.

Lib. Syst., Adairsville, GA/5(10). Elephants in captivity are elephants kept in a confining area, such as a zoo, circus, or camp, where they are fed and cared for by humans and usually exhibited for entertainment or educational purposes.

Most captive elephants are taken from the wild, as they breed poorly in captivity. The low rate of captive births cannot balance out captive mortality.

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There used to be millions of elephants living across African and Asia. Now, there are far fewer elephants in the wild. In Africa, there are aboutelephants in the wild, and ab in Asia. Elephants are endangered because they are losing their natural habitat. The Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), also called Asiatic elephant, is the only living species of the genus Elephas and is distributed throughout the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, from India in the west, Nepal in the north, Sumatra in the south, and to Borneo in the east.

Three subspecies are recognised—E. maximus from Sri Lanka, E. indicus from mainland Asia Class: Mammalia. "An Elephant's Life is a delightful and very informative book packed with excellent photos of elephant behavior and elephants just being magnificent.I would highly recommend it for all ages.

It's definitely a book elephant lovers should add to their libraries, and it's also be a good starting volume for those who have recently discovered just how amazing elephants are."/5(28). FAQs Elephants in Zoos Below you will find our answers to some of the many questions that often are raised about the well being of elephants in zoos.

The foundation for our expertise is decades of research and observations on the behavior of elephants under a broad range of situations in the wild - together with significant experience with. In July27 wild elephants were shipped to Chinese zoos from Zimbabwe.

Hu believes that one of those elephants is dead and that the others aren’t on public display. This sobering book offers an encyclopedic look at the life history of the African and Asian elephants, which, unless something is done now, may not be long for the world.

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likes. Wild About Elephants5/5. Learning Outcomes Identify the wild behaviour of elephants in relation to feeding, breeding, exercise and social interaction Compare the normal behaviour of a wild and captive elephant in relation to feeding, breeding, exercise and social interaction Captive Vs.

Wild Behaviour. In her book Elephants on the Edge, Gay A Bradshaw argues that elephants – both wild and captive – can suffer psychological traumas, leading them to become more unpredictable and violent.

The current prediction is that elephants will be extinct within fifteen years. This is horrifying. Captivity will not save elephants, only protecting wild elephants and their habitat will save them. Captive elephants do not thrive, no matter the amount of money spent on their enclosures.

“The Elephant Scientist, with its clear writing, concise explanation of complex concepts, and exceptional photography, is a first-rate addition to the series.” The scientist perches atop a concrete bunker peering through binoculars at an elephant family whose matriarch leads her charges to the Mushara waterhole in the midst of a Namibian scrub desert.

Given the uncertain future for elephants in the wild, captive management programs are becoming increasingly important to the survival of the species. These programs can create secure reservoirs of animals and their gene pools to re-establish wild populations that have become extinct.

Enriching our Elephants In the zoo world, an important concept is something we call animal enrichment. It means providing mental and physical stimulation for our animals – opportunities for them to increase their activity, stimulate their brains, promote positive social interaction, and encourage natural behaviors.Zoos are “consuming” elephants, says a team of researchers and conservationists who have, for the first time, compared how the captive animals fare in comparison to their wild cousins.

The procedure is traumatic — for the officials, for the tame elephants, for the wild captive and even for the observer. The video below is .