surveys carried out in India have showed that ringworm is one of the most ( elephant garlic), and Allium cepa L. (onion), garlic compounds. Medicine, ,. AAU, Khanapara, Guwahati, Assam,. India. Keywords: Fungal dermatitis, captive wild animal, Trichophyton tonsurans, Trichophyton Pododermatitis in Asian elephant is another problem, which requires. The Indian elephant (Elephas maximus indicus) is one of three recognized subspecies of the Asian elephant and native to mainland Asia. Since , the Asian.

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These elephants have long tails that grow down below their knees.

A group of animals within a pylum. Please enter your name here. Biology, medicine, and surgery of elephants. There are many places across south-east Asia where Indian elephants are kept for tourists to ride, and are often treated fairly badly. In general, Asian elephants are smaller than African elephants and have the highest body point on the head. Journal of Tropical Ecology 6: Indian elephants have large ears to help them regulate their body temperature, and to communicate with other elephants; however, their ears are smaller than those of African elephants.

Feeding habits and crop raiding patterns Archived 12 October at the Wayback Machine. A group of animals within a class. They also require a suitable floor substrate as, slephant hard surfaces, they frequently develop foot problems, such as cracked toes and ulcers. List of Indian states by elephant population.

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Calves stay with their mothers until they are about 5 years old, at which time males often leave the herd, but females remain. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Five groups that classify all living things.


When the new flush appears in April, they remove the tender blades in small clumps. How long the animal lives for. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. The food that the animal gains energy from. We are paying for dermatophytea

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Females are usually smaller than males, and have short or no tusks. Retrieved 30 January The project aims to ensure long-term survival of viable conservation reliant populations of elephants in their natural habitats by protecting the elephants, their habitats and migration corridors.

Please include a comments. Indian elephants are large, invian mammals, which means that they eat plants, not animals.

In the early s, the estimated wild populations included: Found in herds, these four-legged giants are absolutely herbivorous and feed on plants. Due to the sheer size of their trunks, elephants sometimes rest it on their tusks. Unlike the African elephantsthe female Indian elephants very rarely have tusksand if the female Indian elephant does have tusksthey are generally barely visible and can only be seen when the female Elephanf elephant opens her ekephant.

From this, they defecate about times each day, producing about lb kg of dung. Feeding ecology of two endangered sympatric megaherbivores: They preferred habitat where water was available and food plants were palatable. NET aim to promote interest in nature and animals among children, as well as raise their awareness in conservation and environmental protection.

The Asian elephant is threatened by habitat lossdegradation and fragmentation. These often relate to food and water gathering behaviors. Unfit url Webarchive template wayback links Use British English from March Use dmy dates from March Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from June Commons category link is on Wikidata Commons category link is on Wikidata using P All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from November Articles with permanently dead external links.


They are not a representation of the final activity or experience and may vary”. Because only male elephants have tusks, their deaths from poaching are having a serious impact on the ratios of male to female elephants in the wild.

With the onset of rains in May, they dispersed over a wider area at lower densities, largely into the tall grass forests, to feed on the fresh grasses, which then had a high protein value. The Indian elephant follows strict migration routes that are determined by the monsoon season. Poaching of elephants for ivory is a serious threat in some parts of Asia. Sumatran Elephant Less than 2, left in the wild!

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Foreign tourists are responsible for the massive rise in price of ivory tusks which fuels the illegal killing of elephants. Indian elephants have been domesticated for hundreds of years for foresting and often battle.

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Journal of Tropical Ecology 5: Asian Elephant Domesticated for hundreds of years! Indian elephants eat a wide variety of vegetation including grasses, leaves, shoots, barks, fruits, nuts and seeds. You have entered an incorrect email address!