The Asian or Asiatic elephant (Elephas maximus) is the only living species of the
genus Elephas and is distributed in Southeast Asia from India in the west to ...
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The largest living land mammals, elephants are intelligent, social and vital to their
ecosystems. Slightly smaller than their African cousins, Asian elephants are ...
Elephants have been revered for centuries in Asia, playing an important role in
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This suggests that Sumatran elephants should be managed separately from
other Asian elephants in captivity, and is also an argument for according
Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) are native throughout Asia, from India to
Borneo. Slightly smaller than African elephants, a bull Asian elephant can reach
Elephas is one of two surviving genera in the order of elephants, Proboscidea.
The genus has one surviving species, the Asian elephant.
The largest land mammal in Asia, this intelligent, highly social animal lives in
small groups led by the dominant female, or 'matriarch'. The elephant play a