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Title: Identification of an effective and robust model of elephant keeping and keeper welfare: Insights based on activity budget of elephants in captivity and mahout-elephant interaction in Karnataka
Contributors: Surendra Varma, Surendra
Rao, Shiela
Ganguly, Suparna
Bhat, Harish
Keywords: Captive Elephant –India – Karnataka
Captive and mahout-elephant interaction
Captive Elephants - Management and Welfare
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Compassion Unlimited Plus Action (CUPA) and Asian Nature Conservation Foundation (ANCF)
Place of Publication: Bangalore, India
Description: "This analysis tries to associate the connection between elephant activity budget and its influence on identifying welfare status of elephants in captivity. This analysis assumes that the welfare of an elephant cannot be seen in solitary and that understanding the interactions between an elephant and its mahout may offer deeper insights on the elephant’s welfare status."
ISBN: 978-81-910465-3-3
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