Assessment of stress response in free-ranging and captive Asian elephants

Last updated 10th Jul 2019
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A pinboard by Sanjeeta Sharma Pokharel

Postdoctoral researcher, Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science


I assess the 'stress' in wild Asian elephants exposed to ecological and other stressors.

Asian elephants are one of the keystone species, playing a vital role as 'ecosystem engineers' in maintaining the health of tropical forests. However, with rising human populations and activities, ...