Students getting to know Chova
Dr. Olga Panagiotopoulou busy with statistical parametric mapping.
Bana grass is a good supplemental feed for elephants because it is high in protein and low in sugar.
Studying an elephant's foot and gait can be usefull in zoos to avoid arthritis in their ankles.
Elephants have the capability of detecting scents up to 4km away from the source.
An elephant can eat up to 5% of it's own body weight in a day.
Small creatures play a big role.
Currently the elephants are able to detect small traces of TNT from 100m away.
Dr. Melissa Schmitt studying foraging behaviour.
Elephants do not have tear ducts like most other mammels.
Students building a noise making device to help with human-elephant conflict.
Dr. Stephanie Braccini running a laterality and tusk wearing study.