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Ethics, Standards and the Law

Secretary of State's Standards for Modern Zoos

(Department for Transport the Environment and the Regions)

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Disease Investigation and Habitat Management

Field Manual of Wildlife Diseases

General Field Procedures and Diseases of Birds (National Wildlife Health Center)

FMD Discussion Documents

Published Discussion Documents and Official Risk Assessments (for the 2001 UK Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreak)

Guidelines For The Control Of Tuberculosis In Elephants 2003

(The National Tuberculosis Working Group For Zoo & Wildlife Species)

Elephants and Their Diseases

(G.H. Evans)

 

Guidelines For Comprehensive Elephant Health Monitoring Program

(American Zoo and Aquarium Association)

Elephant Serum Bank Submission Form

(American Zoo and Aquarium Association)

Recommendations for EEHV (Herpes Virus) Testing and Transport of Elephants

(American Zoo and Aquarium Association)

Instructions for Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus (EEHV) Sample Submission

(American Zoo and Aquarium Association)

Elephant Necropsy Protocol (Elephas maximus and Loxodonta africana)

(American Zoo and Aquarium Association)

Elephant Research And Tissue Request Protocol

(American Zoo and Aquarium Association)

Quarantine Guidelines For Elephants

(American Zoo and Aquarium Association)

Recommended Elephant Preshipment Guidelines

(American Zoo and Aquarium Association)

West Nile Virus Update in Elephants 

(American Zoo and Aquarium Association)

Veterinary Care of African Elephants

(South African Veterinary Foundation)

  Veterinary guidelines for reproduction-related management
in captive female elephants
 

(Willem Schaftenaar, Thomas B. Hildebrandt
European Elephant TAG veterinary advisors)

 

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Animal Species Information & Management Guidelines

Practical Elephant Management

A Handbook for Mahouts (Zoo Outreach Organisation - CBSG-India)

The Environmental Husbandry Manual

Based on techniques used at Edinburgh Zoo

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AZA Standards For Elephant Management And Care

(American Zoo and Aquarium Association)

American Zoo and Aquarium Association Minimum Husbandry Guidelines for Mammals: Elephants

(American Zoo and Aquarium Association)

Elephant Managers Association Guidelines for Elephant Management and Care

(Elephant Managers Association)

Elephants - Loxodonta africana and Elephas maximus Second Edition

(Management Guidelines for the Welfare of Zoo Animals
BIAZA - British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums)

Elephant Vital Signs and Physiological Parameters

(Elephant Care International)

Captive Elephant Management Rules (Draft) 

(Kerala, India)

Nutrition Advisory Group Handbook - Elephants: Nutrition And Dietary Husbandry

(Nutrition Advisory Group)

  Transport Guidelines For Elephants 

(American Zoo and Aquarium Association)

EMA Standard Guidelines For Elephant Management

(Elephant Managers Association)

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Additional Recommended Texts

NATURAL HISTORY
  • Elephants (Eltringham, S.K.) (B451)
  • The Natural History of the African Elephant (Sikes, S. K.) (B453)
  • Elephants (Spinage, C.) (B384)
  • The Elephant in East Central Africa A Monograph (Osman Hill, W.C., Barker, W., Stockley, C.H., Pitman, C.R.S., Offermann, P.B., Rushby, G.G. & Gowers, W.) (B385)
  • The Asian Elephant: Ecology and Management (Sukumar, R.) (B386)
  • East African Mammals An Atlas of Evolution in Africa Volume III Part B (Large Mammals) (Kingdon, J.) (B387)
  • The Living Elephants- Evolutionary Ecology, Behaviour and Conservation (Sukumar, R.) (B396
  • The Asian Elephant Ecology, Biology, Diseases, Conservation and Management (Silas, E.G., Nair, M.K. & Nirmalan, G. (1992) Kerala Agricultural University, Vellanikkara, India. (P502)
  • Giants on our Hands: Proceedings of the International Workshop on the Domesticated Asian Elephant. FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (RAPA), Bangkok, Thailand.
  • A Week with Elephants. Proceedings of the International Seminar on Asian Elephants. Daniel, J.C. & Datye, H.S. (eds.). (P64)
  • Elephants. Majestic creatures of the wild. (Shoshani, J.) (1992) Rodale Press, Emmaus, Pennsylvania.
  • Gone Astray. The care and management of the Asian elephant in domesticity. RAP-Publication 1997/16. FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (RAPA), Bangkok, Thailand.

VETERINARY REVIEWS

  • Medical Management of the Elephant (Mikota, S.K., Lee Sargent, E.L. & Ranglack, G.S. (eds.)) (B450)

  • The Elephant's Foot (Csuti, B., Sargent, E. L. & Bechert, U. S.) (B454)

  • Biology, Medicine and Surgery of Elephants (Fowler, M.E. & Mikota, S.K. (eds.)) (B455)

  • Anatomy and Histology of the Indian Elephant. (Mariappa, D. (1986) Indira Publishing House, Oak Park, MI.

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