Matriarch


Definition of Matriarch

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Records about Matriarch from the Gajah Glossary at https://www.asesg.org/PDFfiles/Gajah/23-01-Glossary.pdf Matriarch: (Buss 1990:30-32; Estes 1991:2560; Moss & Colbeck 7992:1.55-156) Mature female who acts as leader of a family unit; typically the eldest and most experienced individual in the Group.

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

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Matriarch mentioned in The Elephant Database
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3 locations holdings in the elephant database match the word Matriarch.

20 elephants in the elephant database match the word Matriarch




Reference list Koehl, Dan, (2022). Matriarch. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/index.php?id=125. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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