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Title The Amboseli elephants : a long-term perspective on a long-lived mammal / edited by Cynthia J. Moss, Harvey Croze, and Phyllis C. Lee

Publ Info Chicago, Ill. ; London : University of Chicago Press, [2011]
©2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  QL737.P98 A475 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  QL737.P98 A475 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Quarto  QL737.P98 A475 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 383 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The Amboseli elephants : introduction / Cynthia J. Moss, Harvey Croze, and Phyllis C. Lee -- Amboseli ecosystem context : past and present / Harvey Croze and W. Keith Lindsay -- The human context of the Amboseli elephants / Kadzo Kangwana and Christine Browne-Nuñez -- The population genetics of the Amboseli and Kilimanjaro elephants / Elizabeth A. Archie ... [et al.] -- Habitat use, diet choice, and nutritional status in female and male Amboseli elephants / W. Keith Lindsay -- Ecological patterns of variability in demographic rates / Phyllis C. Lee, W. Keith Lindsay, and Cynthia J. Moss -- Patterns of occupancy in time and space / Harvey Croze and Cynthia J. Moss -- Signals, gestures, and behavior of African elephants / Joyce H. Poole and Petter Granli -- Behavioral contexts of elephant acoustic communication / Joyce H. Poole -- Vocal communication and social knowledge in African elephants / Karen McComb, David Reby, and Cynthia J. Moss -- Elephant cognition : what we know about what elephants know / Richard W. Byrne and Lucy A. Bates -- Female reproductive strategies : individual life histories / Cynthia J. Moss and Phyllis C. Lee -- Female social dynamics : fidelity and flexibility / Cynthia J. Moss and Phyllis C. Lee -- Calf development and maternal rearing strategies / Phyllis C. Lee and Cynthia J. Moss -- Friends and relations : kinship and the nature of female elephant social relationships / Elizabeth A. Archie, Cynthia J. Moss, and Susan C. Alberts -- Decision making and leadership in using the ecosystem / Hamisi Mutinda, Joyce H. Poole, and Cynthia J. Moss -- Male social dynamics : independence and beyond / Phyllis C. Lee ... [et al.] -- Longevity, competition, and musth : a long-term perspective on male reproductive strategies / Joyce H. Poole ... [et al.] -- The Maasai-elephant relationship : the evolution and influence of culture, land use, and attitudes / Christine Browne-Nuñez -- The behavioral responses of elephants to the Maasai in Amboseli / Kadzo Kangwana -- Ethical approaches to elephant conservation / Joyce H. Poole ... [et al.] -- The future of the Amboseli elephants / Harvey Croze, Cynthia J. Moss, and W. Keith Lindsay
LC subject African elephant -- Kenya -- Amboseli National Park
African elephant -- Ecology -- Kenya -- Amboseli National Park
African elephant -- Habitat -- Kenya -- Amboseli National Park
African elephant -- Behavior -- Kenya -- Amboseli National Park
African elephant -- Kenya -- Amboseli National Park -- Reproduction
Add Author Moss, Cynthia
Croze, Harvey
Lee, Phyllis C
ISBN 9780226542232 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226542238 (cloth : alk. paper)