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Poole, Joyce H. 1987. Rutting behavior in African Elephants: The phenomenon of musth. Behaviour. 102: 283-316.

Lee et al. 2013. Enduring consequences of early experiences: 40 year effects on survival and success among African elephants (Loxodonta africana).

Phyllis C. Lee, Luc F. Bussière, C. Elizabeth Webber, Joyce H. Poole and Cynthia J. Moss. Biol. Lett. 2013 9, 20130011, published 13 February 2013. (http://rsbl.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/9/2/20130011)

Bates, L.A., Sayialel, C.N, Njiraini, N.W, Poole, J.H., Moss, C.J. & Byrne, R.W. 2007. Elephants classify human ethnic groups by odour and garment colour. Current Biology. Doi:10.1016/j.cub.2007.09.060.

Poole, Joyce H. 1989. Mate guarding, reproductive success and female choice in African elephants. Anim. Behav., 1989, 37, 842-849. Biology Department, Princeton University, New Jersey.
Poole, Joyce H. 1989. Announcing intent: the aggressive state of musth in African elephants. Anim. Behav., 1989, 37, 140-152. Biology Department, Princeton University, New Jersey.
Poole, J.H. and Granli, P.K. 2005. The Ethical Management of Elephants and the Value of Long-Term Field Research. AAVS 63: 2-5


Poole, J and Granli, P. 2008. Mind and Movement: Meeting the Interests of Elephants. In:
An Elephant in the Room: The Science and Well Being of Elephants in Captivity. Eds. D. L. Forthman, L. F. Kane and P. Waldau. North Grafton MA: Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine’s Center for Animals and Public Policy.
Poole, J.H and Moss, C. J. 2008. Elephant sociality and complexity: The scientific evidence.In: Elephants and Ethics: Toward a morality of Co-existence. C. Wemmer & K. Christen (Eds.). Johns Hopkins University Press.
Archie, E.A., Hollister-Smith, J.A., Poole, J.H., Lee, P.C., Moss, C.J., Maldonado, J.E., Fleischer, R.C., Alberts, S.C. 2007. Behavioural inbreeding avoidance in wild African elephants. Molecular Ecology, 16: 4128-4148.

Bates, L.A., Sayialel, C.N, Njiraini, N.W, Poole, J.H., Moss, C.J. & Byrne, R.W. 2007. African elephants have expectations about locations of out-of-sight family members. Biology Letters: doi: 1098/rsbl.2007.0529, 1-3.

Bradshaw, I.G.A., A.N. Schore, J.L. Brown, J.H. Poole & C. J. Moss. 2005. Elephant Breakdown. Social trauma: Early trauma and social disruption can affect the physiology, behaviour and culture of animals and humans over generations. Nature, 433: 807.

Hollister-Smith, J.A., Poole, J.H., Archie, E.A., Vance, E.A, Georgiadis, N.J., Moss, C.J., Alberts, S.C. 2007. Age, musth and paternity success in wild male African elephants, Loxodonta africana. Animal Behaviour, 74: 287-296

O'Connell-Rodwell, C., Wood, J.D., Kinzley, C., Rodwell, T.C., Poole, J., & Puria, S. 2007. Wild African elephants (Loxodonta africana) discriminate between familiar and unfamiliar conspecific seismic alarm calls. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 122: 823-830.

Poole, J. H. & P.K. Granli. 2004. The visual, tactile and acoustic signals of play in African savannah elephants. In Endangered Elephants, past present & future. Jayewardene, Jayantha. (Ed.)  Proceedings of the Symposium on Human Elephant Relationships and Conflicts, Sri Lanka, September 2003. Biodiversity & Elephant Conservation Trust, Colombo. Pages 44-50.

Poole, J.H., P. L. Tyack, A. S. Stoeger-Horwath & S. Watwood. 2005. Elephants are capable of vocal learning. Nature, 434: 455-456.

Bates, L.A., Lee, P.C., Njiraini, N., Poole, J.H., Sayialel, K., Sayialel, S., Moss, C.J. Byrne, R.W. 2008. Do elephants show Empathy? Journal of Consciousness Studies, 15, No. 10-11, pp. 204-25.

Bates, L.A., Poole, J.H. Byrne, R.W. 2008. Why study elephant cognition? Current Biology, Vol 18, No 13, R544-546.

Archie, E.A., Maldonado, J.E., Hollister-Smith, J.A., Poole, P.C., Moss, C.J., Fleischer, R.C., Alberts, S.C. 2008. Fine-scaled population genetic structure in a fission-fusion society. Molecular Ecology 17: 2666-2679.

Joyce Poole, 1982. Musth and male-male competition in the African elephant. PhD thesis, University of Cambridge, 1982.

Samuel Wasser, Joyce Poole, Phyllis Lee, Keith Lindsay, Andrew Dobson, John Hart, Iain Douglas-Hamilton, George Wittemyer, Petter Granli, Bethan Morgan, Jody Gunn, Susan Alberts, Rene Beyers, Patrick Chiyo, Harvey Croze, Richard Estes, Kathleen Gobush, Ponjoli Joram, Alfred Kikoti, Jonathan Kingdon, Lucy King, David Macdonald, Cynthia Moss, Benezeth Mutayoba, Steve Njumbi, Patrick Omondi, Katarzyna Nowak. 2010. Elephants, Ivory, and Trade: Trade decisions made by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species must place science over politics. Science (327) 1331-1332.

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