Elephant carcasses and skeletons as indicators of population trends
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Reviews methods of recording dead elephants and discusses how carcass records can be interpreted, suggesting four ways of carcass classification recognizable from the air; discusses factors affecting carcass breakdown, particularly rainfall & scavengers, and describes ways of allocating ages to carcass categories; presents three case studies to illustrate the usefulness of information provided by elephant surveys using carcass data.
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