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A Few Unrelated Updates.....

Discussion in 'Australia' started by LOU, 22 Jan 2010.

  1. Jarkari

    Jarkari Well-Known Member

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    Currently NO elephants can be imported. It could be some time before approval is granted for an import of either species.
     
  2. Ara

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    I realise that this question displays my ignorance, but do African bulls undergo musth like Asian bulls do?
     
  3. phoenix

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    yep. they do ara
     
  4. MARK

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    Any idea as to why?
     
  5. phoenix

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    the opening created by biosecurity to import the thai elephants has expired. in what way i don't know.
     
  6. Pertinax

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    Yes, but that is something I only discovered quite recently- I'd always assumed they didn't though I don't know why. I've always associated it just with Asians- probably because of the closer human/elephant contact in that species and the frequent stories of Asian bulls in musth becoming dangerous etc.