Think for a minute
A brief presentation on
What you can do to save elephants!
Full Brochure here.
A presentation delivered at the
Zoos & Aquariums:
Committing to Conservation Conference
January 26th-30th, 2005
Includes links to Internet resources on risk assessment and ethics.
Elephant Herpesvirus Testing Now
(posted August 2004)
Dr. Laura Richman is now able to receive samples to test for EEHV.
Please see the following linked document for specific instructions
on sample submission. Since the lab is only running part-time, it is
important to contact Dr. Richman or her tech, Erin Latimer, before sending
Instructions for Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus (EEHV) Sample
Pathologist Update (USA)
With Dr. Montali's departure to
Dr. Scott Terrell, a board-certified pathologist, has taken over
responsibilities of Elephant TAG/SSP Pathologist. His contact information
Dr. Scott Terrell
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-1000
Please send copies of any necropsies to Dr. Terrell, Dr. Michele Miller,
Dr. Genny Dumonceaux for tabulating (at
West Nile Virus Update in Elephants
(follow the link for the latest information on the U.S. situation
and need for additional reporting)
ISIS Values now available for Asian
MAXIMUS - ASIATIC
Weights & Physiological Reference Ranges
The IUCN/SSC AfESG Guidelines for the
in situ Translocation of African
Conservation Purposes now available
IUCN/SSC AfESG Guidelines for the in situ Translocation of African
Elephants for Conservation Purposes is newly available, in pdf format,
on the AfESG web site. It is published in the following languages: English
(PDF 774 Kb), French (PDF - 834 Kb) and Portuguese (PDF - 824 Kb).
These guidelines provide informed advice to decision-makers in African
range state governments, managers on the ground, non-governmental
organizations, donors and other practitioners wishing to re-introduce or
African elephant populations for the primary purpose of conserving the
elephant in the long term.
Go to web site:
Please scroll down to the bottom of the page
The following pharmacies will compound
drugs specifically for elephants.
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