Leadership in female savannah elephants

Project Details


This ESRC-funded PhD project is investigating the role of matriarch knowledge and leadership in elephant society, asking why and how some female elephants become leaders, why some are more successful than others, and if it is only matriarchs who make decisions.
Effective start/end date1/10/2130/04/25

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 15 - Life on Land