Essays about: "Loxodonta africana"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the words Loxodonta africana.

  1. 1. How do African ElephantsUtilize the Landscape DuringWet Season? : A Habitat Connectivity Analysis for Sioma Ngwezi Landscape in Zambia

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Doubt Chibeya; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : How environmental factors influence distribution and persistence of African elephants(Loxodonta africana) is pertinent to policy makers and managers to formulate balanced plansfor different landuse types (i.e. wildlife management, forestry). READ MORE

  2. 2. Vilket är det största hotet mot den afrikanska elefanten (Loxodonta spp.)?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Lisa Mattsson; [2019]
    Keywords : afrikansk elefant; bevarande; skogsskövling; konflikt elefant-människa; tjuvjakt;

    Abstract : Den afrikanska elefanten är jordens största landlevande däggdjur. Det finns två olika varianter: afrikansk stäppelefant (Loxodonta africana) och afrikansk skogselefant (Loxodonta cyclotis). De afrikanska elefanterna är grundpelare i ekosystem genom att bland annat visa vägen till vatten och mat för både djur och människor. READ MORE

  3. 3. Migration patterns of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) in Ol Pejeta Conservancy

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Emelie Grabbe; [2018]
    Keywords : elephants; migration; moon phase; nocturnal and diurnal variation; seasonal variation; human-elephant conflict;

    Abstract : Migration is important for many animals survival; however, due to human impact the animals get more restricted. The African elephant (Loxodonta africana) is a keystone species and dependant on long-distance movement. When the migration is restricted this can cause conflicts, for example more habitat destruction or crop raiding. READ MORE

  4. 4. The elephant in the room - use of enclosure and activity budget of a group of African savanna elephants (Loxodonta africana) in a Swedish zoo

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Maria Grüneberger; [2018]
    Keywords : African elephant; behaviour; activity budget; use of enclosure; novel environment; animal management; Loxodonta africana; zoological institution; Scandinavia;

    Abstract : African elephants ( Loxodonta africana ) are social animals that are adapted to life in arid environments. Zoos in northern climates have to keep elephants confined indoors for several months a year due to the risk of cooling down body core temperature and slipping on frozen ground. READ MORE

  5. 5. Micro habitat selection of herbivores in response to perceived predation risk and forage quality in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi game reserve

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Edvin Rapp; [2017]
    Keywords : habitat selection; trade-off; predation risk; forage quality; Hluhluwe-iMfolozi;

    Abstract : Predators can affect prey in many ways both through direct predation and by altering their prey’s behavior and spatial distribution. Habitat selection for prey animals is therefore a trade-off between resource availability and predation risk. READ MORE