Asian elephant

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Asian elephant

n.
An elephant (Elaphas maximus) native to South and Southeast Asia, having smaller ears than African elephants, with the females usually having no tusks.
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A study of the temporal gland in an Asiatic elephant (Elephas maximus).
Large mammals found in the sanctuary include tiger, leopard, Asiatic elephant, chital, sambar and gaur.
Tuberculosis in a domesticated Asiatic elephant Elephas maximus.
HOURS OF EYE POSITION ANIMAL SLEEP PER DAY DURING SLEEP Hairy armadillo 20.4 * * both closed Brown bat 19.9 * * Southern opossum 19.4 * * Ground squirrel 14.5 * * Domestic ferret 14.5 * * Mountain beaver 14.4 * * Burrowing owl 14.3 * ** one eye sometimes open Cat 13.2 * * Pigeon 11.9 * ** Domestic chicken 11.8 * ** Chimpanzee 10.8 * * Dog 10.7 * * Three-toed sloth 10.5 * * Fruit fly 10.0 ** ** no eyelids Human 7.7 * * Asiatic elephant 5.3 * * Cow 4.0 * * Horse 2.9 * * Giraffe 1.9 * * Bullfrog 0 SOURCES: INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY, UCLA, & UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
* Endangered include tapir, guar and banteng, wild buffalo, serow, red dog, Asiatic elephant, and leopard.
Moments after Sithami was born, fellow herd member Sheba guided the little Asiatic elephant to her mother Thi's nipple for her first life-giving drink of milk.
Kahra the Asiatic elephant is the latest addition to Chester Zoo.
A 50 years old Asiatic elephant was presented with history of ear canal infection for past one week.
The hills, riverine belts, marshy depressions, and grasslands are home to charismatic mammals such as the Asiatic elephant, leopard, hog deer, barking deer, and yellow-throated marten in addition to the tigers and highly diverse avian life.
The report documents therapeutic management of two non healing suppurative wounds in an Asiatic elephant (Elephus maximus) with TCDO solution.
Kumara, a 34-year-old Asiatic elephant, was put to sleep by vets after suffering colic in her gut and foot and joint infections, which made her lame, as well as bad arthritis.
India has over 50 percent of the world's Asiatic elephant population.