African elephants are elephants of the genus Loxodonta, from Greek λοξός +
ὀδούς (odoús ... African Elephant distribution map.svg .... perhaps ...
Learn about the size, appearance, life span, habitat, and diet of the African
Forest elephants, a distinct subspecies of African elephants, are uniquely
adapted to the forest habitat of the Congo Basin, but are in sharp decline due to ...
Oct 20, 2009 ... Populations of elephants continue to decline in the wild. Habitat loss, overhunting
and human encroachment are major threats to these ...
Sep 25, 2014 ... Elephants are the largest land animals on Earth, though both African and Asian
elephants are still threatened by human activities.
The African elephant and the Asian elephant are the only two surviving species
of what was in prehistoric times a diverse and populous group of large mammals
Click the sections below to explore different fascinating facts about elephants. It is
important to recognize that there are two separate types of elephan.
Conservation of threatened animals and endangered species. ... Key Facts ...
However, less than 20% of African elephant habitat is under formal protection.
A third species, the West African Elephant, has also been postulated. .... in 37
countries in sub-Saharan Africa (see accompanying map in Supplementary
Material, ... Conservation measures usually include habitat management and
Native to 3737 African countries; Approximately 470K470K remain; Yearly, 8%8
% of population is poached. Quick Facts. Listen to the sound of the elephant.