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Species: Elephas maximus

Taxonomic class: Mammalia

Population type: free-ranging

Geographical location: Uda Walawe National Park, Sri Lanka

Data collection technique: focal sampling

Interaction type: dominance

Definition of interaction: Indicators of dominance as well as subordination was included. If a series of interactions occurred during a particular event, the winners/losers were determined only on conclusion of the event, when individuals or groups moved apart.

Edge weight type: unweighted

Total duration of data collection: 206days

Time resolution of data collection (within a day): 1sec

Time span of data collection (within a day): 5.5 hours





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de Silva, Shermin, Volker Schmid, and George Wittemyer. "Fission–fusion processes weaken dominance networks of female Asian elephants in a productive habitat." Behavioral Ecology (2016): arw153.