Date of Award

Fall 12-21-2020

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Dr. Joshua Plotnik

Second Advisor

Dr. Martin Chodorow

Academic Program Adviser

Dr. Diana Reiss


Observation and regular monitoring of wild populations is critical for the conservation of endangered species like the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus). This study used 24 morphological characteristics to identify Asian elephants from camera trap videos collected in the Salakpra Wildlife Sanctuary in Thailand between February 2019 and January 2020.



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