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Latest Elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus Stories

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2009-02-27 15:36:28

A deadly strain of herpes virus common in Asian elephants appears to be increasing in captive elephants at US zoos.

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2009-01-28 15:39:45

The Houston Zoo and Baylor College of Medicine today announced a groundbreaking collaboration on a project to study the elephant herpes virus in an effort to protect elephants in zoos and in the wild from this deadly disease.

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2004-12-05 00:05:00

Elephants in zoos are living as long as those in the wild, but their population in captivity is dwindling because it is so difficult to breed them, according to studies released Friday.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.