10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MUSTH»
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Endocrine, Physical and Behavioural Correlates of Musth
These are often associated with a state termed musth, a condition comparable to
rutting behaviour in ungulates. The appearance of musth can be recognised by
an increase in aggressive behaviour, continuous discharge of urine, copious ...
The Living Elephants : Evolutionary Ecology, Behaviour, and ...
The adult male elephant goes through a period of intense aggression toward
other males and sexual interest in estrous females, a phenomenon termed musth
. A bull elephant in musth secretes a fluid from its temporal gland and may ...
Center for Ecological Sciences Indian Institute of Science Raman Sukumar Associate Professor of Ecology, IUCN Asian Elephant Specialist Group, 2003
Elephant Memories: Thirteen Years in the Life of an Elephant ...
Watching a bull in musth over the two or three months he is in that state gives a
good indication of why males are not in musth year-round. The musth strategy
seems to be for a bull to put all his energy into pursuing females for a few months
Chemical Signals in Vertebrates 10: 10
Elevated serum testosterone levels, increased aggression between males,
secretions from the paired facial temporal glands and dribbling of urine from the
penile prepuce characterize musth in the Asian elephant (Jainudeen et al.,
R.T. Mason, Michael P. Lemaster, Dietland Müller-Schwarze, 2006
Further, individual male elephants spend periods of time in musth, a state of
heightened aggression and sexual activity associated with high testosterone
levels, and the musth status of the males within a dyad influences the outcome of
Ian C. W. Hardy, Mark Briffa, 2013
Animal Social Complexity: Intelligence, Culture, and ...
Dominance Hierarchy and Musth Throughout his life, a bull elephant in any of the
three species expends much time and energy assessing his strength relative to
that of other bulls. In the first 25 years this is a rather straightforward process, ...
Frans B. M. De Waal, Peter L Tyack, 2009
The Myth of Wild Africa: Conservation Without Illusion
phant enters musth. The musth bull goes in search of females, his temporal
glands start to swell, he begins dribbling urine, the testosterone level in his blood
rises sharply, and he becomes extremely aggressive toward other males, and ...
The Differences Between the Sexes
The occurrence and behavioural patterns of musth have now been followed for
15 years among the Amboseli males. Musth occurs throughout the year, with
higher ranking males coming into musth during the period when most females
are in ...
R. V. Short, E. Balaban, 1994
Silent Thunder: In the Presence of Elephants
encounter a musth bull's urine, they announce it to the universe with an uproar of
vocal and behavioral excitement. The bull's own sound also announces his
musth. He makes deep, slow, guttural pulsations that the Amboseli researchers
Asian herds travel an average of 3.2 km/day, and Asian bulls 3.6 km/day, except
during musth. Then, they cover 8.9 km/day. Source: 'A Review of the Welfare of
Zoo Elephants in Europe, 16 p. Privately owned animals often stay in one place,
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MUSTH»
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is used in the context of the following news items.
Smokey Still Smokin' In Elephant Country
Enter a bull elephant in musth and suddenly the physical and psychological landscape changed. Smokey arrived, redefining the horizon with ... «National Geographic, Jul 15»
Worshiped Inside Temples, But Mistreated Outside: The Fate Of …
Most deaths happen during festival season when the animal is either provoked or goes into musth (a hormonal condition in bull elephants ... «Youth Ki Awaaz, Jul 15»
Anayootu at temple
The elephants in musth or those who are injured will not be allowed to attend the programme. Mahouts without licence also will not be allowed. «The Hindu, Jul 15»
Male elephants reason behind rise in man-animal conflict?
Some of them may be in musth (when testosterone level increases by up to 60 times),” said Sunil Pawar, chief conservator of forests, BNP. «The Hindu, Jul 15»
Elephants smash up a car and terrorise tourists at a beach in Denmark
Translated from Hindi as 'madness', musth is a period of several weeks, or even months, during which the bull elephant's testosterone levels ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
The Establishment of the Waco Mammoth National Monument
... a broken but healed rib, suggesting a fight with another bull during the mammoth equivalent of modern elephants' musth, or rutting season. «Hudson Valley Press, Jul 15»
What Makes Great Companies?
And just like only experienced mahouts can sense whether the secretion coming from the elephant's head indicates musth, signalling imminent ... «Seasonal Magazine, Jul 15»
US researcher killed by elephant in Zambia
The exact circumstances of the attack are not yet known, but male bull elephants are known to be particularly aggressive when in “musth” – a ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
Rejuvenation Therapy for Elephants Commences
... feast for some renowned jumbos like Gajaratnam Padmanabhan, Valiyakesavan and Indrasen were postponed for after their period of musth. «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
Stunned tourists look on as elephant drinks from swimming pool
The elephant bull was reported to be in musth – when an elephant's behaviour changes because it's producing 40 to 60 times more ... «Daily Mail, Jun 15»