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Vaughan Arthur Langman Degrees and Universities Attended: B.Sc. 1969.

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, M.Sc. 1971. University of Pacific, Stockton, California Ph.D. 1978. Zoophysiology,University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska Thesis title: Thermoregulation and behavior of giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) Postdoctoral Experience: 1978-81 Harvard University Research Fellow, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Research on exercise physiology and functional anatomy at the Concord Field Station with Professor C. R. Taylor. Languages: Fluent speaking and reading Swahili, Kenya East Africa. Fluent speaking Fanagallo, South Africa. Employed for the capture and care of wild animals: 1973 Henderson and Marsh Safaris, Rhodesia. 1974 Game Breeders, Republic of South Africa. 1975-77 Zoological Collectors, Tony Parkinson and John Seago, Kenya. 1982-83 Kenya Wildlife Trustees. 1983-84 Burston and Marstellar, New York. 1999-04 Consultant African Fund for Endangered Wildlife for the capture and translocation of giraffe in Kenya, East Africa Patents: 1995 Patent No. 5,435,299: Respiratory insulator for the prevention of hypothermia in the extreme cold. Book Chapters: V. A. Langman. 1998 The Respiratory System. in Biology, by Randy Moore. WCB/McGraw-Hill, New York. Selected Publications Langman, V.A. 1973. Immobilization and capture of giraffe. S. Afr. J. Sci. 69:200-203. Langman, V.A. 1973. Radio-tracking giraffe for ecological studies. J. South Afr. Wildl. Mgmt. Assoc. 3(2):75-78. Langman, V.A. 1977. Cow-calf relationships in giraffe. Zeitschr. Teirpsychol. 43:264-286. Alexander, R., McN., V.A. Langman, and A.S. Jaynes. 1977. Fast locomotion of some African ungulates. J. Zool., Lond., 183:291-300. Langman, V.A. 1978. Giraffe pica, behavior and pathology indicators of nutritional stress. J. Wildl. Mgmt. 42(1):141-147. Langman, V.A., G.M.O. Maloiy, K. Schmidt-Nielsen, and R.S.Schroter. 1978. Respiratory water and heat loss in camels subjected to dehydration. J. Physiol. Lond. 278:34P.

Langman, V.A., G.M.O. Maloiy, K. Schmidt-Nielsen, and R.C. Schroter. 1979. Nasal heat exchange in a large mammal, the giraffe. Respir. Physiol. 37:325-333. Langman, V.A. O.S. Bamford and G.M.O. Maloiy. 1982. Respiration and metabolism in the giraffe. Respir. Physiol. 50:141-152. Langman, V.A. 1982. Giraffe youngsters need a little bit of maternal love. Smithsonian Mag. (Jan.) 95-103p. Langman, V.A. 1985. Nasal heat exchange in a northern ungulate, the reindeer. Respir. Physiol. 59:279-287. Langman, V.A. 1985. Heat balance in the black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis). National Geographic Research Reports.21:251-254. Langman, V.A. and G.M.O. Maloiy. 1989. Passive obligatory heterothermy of the giraffe. J. Physiol. Lond. 415, 89P. Langman, V.A., T.J. Roberts, J. Black, G.M.O. Malioy, N.C. Heglund, J-M. Weber, R. Kram, and C.R. Taylor. 1995. Moving Cheaply: Energetics of walking in African elephants. Journal of Experimental Biology, Lond. 198: 629-632. Langman, V.A., M. Rowe, D. Forthman, B. Whitton,N. Langman,T. Roberts,K.Huston,C. Boling, and D. Maloney. 1996.Thermal Assessment of Zoological Exhibits I: Sea Lion Enclosure at the Audubon Zoo. Zoo Biology 15:403-411. Langman, V.A., M. Rowe, D. Forthman, N. V. Langman, J. Black and T.Walker. 2003. Quantifying Shade Using a Standard Environment Zoo Biology 22:253-260. Langman, V.A., T. Roberts, N.V. Langman, and C.R. Taylor. 2002. The energetics and biomechanics of exercising Indian and African elephants. Abstract. Proceedings of the Elephant Managers Association Conference. 21: 90. Langman, V.A., M. Rowe, D. Forthman, N. Langman, J.Black, and T. Walker. 2002 Thermal windows in African elephants. Abstract Proceedings of the Elephant Managers Association Conference. 21: 112. Rowe, M., V. A. Langman, J.Black, J. Boling and M. Corcoran. 2002. A cold look at the biophysical ecology of African elephants: Closing thermal windows.Abstract. Proceedings of the Elephant Managers Association Conference. 21: 89. McGuire, R.F., V. A. Langman, M. Maloney, R. Carrigan, and M. Rowe, 2002. Energetics and biophysical ecology of killer whales (Orcinus orca) (Abstract. Proceedings of the ASM. (In Press) Past -- USDA, APHIS Research Fellow (Quantifying Heat and Cold Stress Parameters for Exotic Species Using Biophysical Heat Exchange Analysis). and Director of the Megafauna Research Unit at LSU - MRU research is directed toward the study of environmental biophysics in megafauna The research has involved studies on black rhinoceros, giraffe, Indian elephants, African elephants, and killer whales. Now -- Research Biophysicist APHIS, AC-- working on the biophysics of Thermal Neutral Zones, Thermal Finger Prints of Various Diseases, Field determination of acclimatization, Design of Megafauna and Regulation of Megafauna.