Definition of Culling

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Records about Culling from the Gajah Glossary at Culling: [see also: Poaching] (Hanks 1979:17,15,39-67,155,157,164; Spinage 1990:1,5; Gavron 1993:131-132,134-135,192-193; Hall-Martin 2000) The legal killing of excess animals in a population; used as a management tool by vildlife officials. With elephants, the usual aim is for entire family units to be removed at once.

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

Reference list Koehl, Dan, (2024). Culling. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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