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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 ...

Asian Elephants - National Zoo

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Asian elephants are huge gray animals inhabiting Asian tropical forests. Their gray coloration conceals them in their shady habitat. Elephants' trunks, unique ...

Asian Elephant | Species | WWF

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Learn about the Asian elephant, as well as the threats this species faces, what WWF is doing to protect its future, and how you can help.

Asian elephant videos, photos and facts - Elephas maximus | ARKive

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Learn more about the Asian elephant - with amazing Asian elephant videos, photos and facts on ARKive.

Asian elephant - EDGE :: Mammal Species Information

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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 crucial ...

Asian Elephants - WCS.org

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The greatest threats to Asian elephants are habitat loss, fragmentation, and degradation; illegal killing (e.g. for their ivory and other products or in retaliation for ...

Elephas maximus (Asian Elephant, Indian Elephant) - IUCN Red List

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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 particularly ...

Facts About Elephants | African Elephants & Asian Elephants

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Sep 25, 2014 ... Elephants are the largest land animals on Earth, though both African and Asian elephants are still threatened by human activities.

Asian Elephant (Elephas Maximus) - Animals - A-Z Animals - Animal ...

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Asian Elephants are much smaller than the African elephants only growing to a couple of meters tall. Asian elephants are found in the tropical jungles of India ...

Elephant: an Endangered Species - Bagheera

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In Asia, elephants have served as beasts of burden in war and peace. Some civilizations have regarded elephants as gods, and they have been symbols of ...

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Asiatic Elephant
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Proboscidea Family: Elephantidae Genus: Elephas
Species: Elephas maximus
Head and body length is 550 to 640 cm and shoulder height is 250 to 300 cm. The skin is thick and dry, and the few hairs are stiff. Skin color varies from grey to brown. In contrast to African elephants, Asian elephants have ears... More »
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Asian Elephants, Asian Elephant Pictures, Asian Elephant Facts ...

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The elephant is Earth's largest land animal, although the Asian elephant is slightly smaller than its African cousin. Asian elephants can be identified by their  ...

Asian elephants | WWF

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Elephants have been revered for centuries in Asia, playing an important role in the continent's culture and religion. They are also play a critical role in ...

Asian Elephants | International Elephant Foundation

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Elephas is one of two surviving genera in the order of elephants, Proboscidea. The genus has one surviving species, the Asian elephant.