Clan


Definition of Clan

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Records about Clan from the Gajah Glossary at https://www.asesg.org/PDFfiles/Gajah/23-01-Glossary.pdf Clan: [see aiso: social organization] (Moss & Poole 1983: 315,317,322,323; Hal-Martin 1987:616; Moss 1988: 76,126,132; Estes 1991:261; Poole 1994:334) Family units that use the same dry-season Home-range [n Amboseli, Kenya, 4 clans contained 9,8,5,5 family units, tespectively (Moss & Poole 1983:317)]. Playback experiments show that elephants distinguish berween clan and non-clan members (NdcComb, et al., 2000).


M. Philip Kahl and Charles Santiapillai, Gajah Elephant Glossary, Gajah nr 23 (2004), Journal for Asian Elephant Specialist Group

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Clan mentioned in The Elephant Database
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3 locations holdings in the elephant database match the word Clan.

1 elephants in the elephant database match the word Clan




Reference list Koehl, Dan, (2024). Clan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/index.php?id=71. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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