mothers and calves were previously immune to ivory poaching but are now targets, preventing the species from reproducing and replenishing itself.
Kurt F, Hartl GB and Tiedemann R (1995) Tuskless
bulls in Asian elephant Elephas maximus.
, he is further disadvantaged when it comes to eating.
Normally, both males and females grow tusks, although cow ivory is typically very thin, and tuskless
elephants of both sexes occur in most areas.
Leaving for Zimbabwe for buffalo and tuskless
elephant, and hopefully I will be able to contribute to the history of my Gibbs All the best
Unlike their African relations, the male elephants here have no tusks - a result of years of being killed for ivory, until only the tuskless
These items, provided by the members of the bridegroom's village were noted by the chief and distributed to the relatives of the bride in the following order: the largest tusker to the bride's father; a slightly smaller tusker to the bride's brothers; a smaller tusker to the bride's mother; a large tuskless
pig to the bride's father's sisters; rive smaller pigs including three very small pigs to other members of the bride's family; money to the bride's father's eldest brother's daughter; the eight red mats were taken by the women of the bride's family to be stored by her father (Figure 4).
Hunting and fishing pressure can drive rapid evolutionary change, such as the development of tuskless
elephants in Africa and Asia, small-horned bighorn sheep in the Rocky Mountains, and fish that mature without growing big.
This is because female Asian elephants are virtually tuskless
, as are some males.
Thus, the tuskless
hero echoes Apocalypse Now when he declares, "I love the smell of bananas in the morning", and a character impersonates Arnold Schwarzenegger to lament, "I fear the democratic process is beginning to break down.
hero echoes Apocalypse Now when he declares "I love the smell of bananas in the morning", and a character impersonates Arnold Schwarzenegger.
The 130lb tuskless
runaway had dodged the chop on September 13 by fleeing from the Scottish Borders Abattoir on Winston Road in the town.