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Indian Psychiatrist in UK Accused of plagiarism

...cal Jokesasked the Psychiatrist. "It's to keep the elephants away !" answered the patient. "But there are no elephants in Surrey," pointed out the Psychiatrist. ... www.medindia.net/jokes/ viewjokes.asp?hId=4...

The Chemistry Of Sexual Attraction Between Male And Female Elephants

...ounding male competitors and influences the female elephants mating interest. The researchers argue that rele... a pheromone discharged during musth by male Asian elephants from a temporal gland located between the eye and ear, takes two forms and is designated either with...

Free health check-ups for captive elephants

...aims at providing free health check-ups to captive elephants through mobile clinics. // Conceptualised by a t...inics were set up and the team examined nearly 150 elephants in three states - Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. "The pilot study received excellent support fr...

Minister Calls for Action Plan To Solve Man-Animal Conflict

...p raids by ungulates and wild pigs, depredation by elephants and cattle and human lifting by tigers and leopards. The Minister has also called for increasing financial assistance to the States for paying compensation to the villagers for the damage caused by the wild animals. Various reasons have been attr...

Taiwan Bans Circuses from Importing Protected Animals

...orts and exports of animals such as lions, tigers, elephants and monkeys are prohibited unless they are needed for research, said Tien Chiu-chin, of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party, who proposed the bill. The new law categorises the banned animals in line with the requirements of the Convention on In...

Dangers Lurking in the Garden in Britain

... plant present in an ordinary garden include aloe, elephants ear, jade, peace lily (Spathiphyllum), philodendron and dumbcane (Dieffenbacchia), as well as foxglove (Digitalis purpurea), hellebore, vinca, rhododendron and chrysanthemum. Many of these dangerous plants have medicinal values and are useful in ...

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