CSIRO PUBLISHINGHe needs his mummy: The calf Borneo Pygmy elephant that strayed into the plantation area in Tawau. The health of the calf, which is just weeks old, is being assessed by WRU veterinarians who are trying to determined if it needs care. They are also trying to find out if the calf was separated from its herd or abandoned by its mother. When contacted, Sabah Wildlife Department director Datuk Augustine Tuuga said that they were already in the process of locating a herd that was moving around the area. It is understood that the calf may be placed in captive care, if rangers are unable to reunite it with the herd.
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This article has been peer reviewed and accepted for publication. It is in production and has not been edited, so may differ from the final published form. Physiological stress has the potential to influence animal population persistence. The endangered Asian elephant Elephas maximus is involved in intense conflict with humans in many parts of its range, which is likely to lead to stress for individuals and groups, and population-level impacts. Thus, it is important to understand how stress levels in them are influenced by socio-ecological factors when they are not directly exposed to human-induced threats and to use this understanding to improve conservation and management strategies.
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Before the vote at committee stage, EU representatives spoke out against the proposed ban, telling delegates they would oppose it. A technical glitch prevented the bloc from voting then, but the bloc is widely expected to attempt to overturn the ban in full session next week. Between and , at least 1, wild African elephants were reported to have been exported for captive use, wildlife charity the Born Free Foundation says. Secretive operations in the bush to capture baby elephants are thought to be carried out by teams of men in helicopters who chase the youngsters, forcibly separating them from their mothers, before tranquillising them. Captured elephants can face horrific abuse during the capture process.