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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_elephant

African elephants are elephants of the genus Loxodonta, from Greek λοξός + ὀδούς (odoús .... Comparison of bush (left) and forest (right) elephant skulls in frontal view. Note the shorter and wider head of L. .... Protection of African elephants is a high-profile conservation cause in many countries. In 1989, the Kenyan Wildlife ...

news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/08/wildlife-african-elephants-population-decrease-great-elephant-census

Aug 31, 2016 ... ... gives a sobering baseline for managing what's left of Africa's elephants. ... The much anticipated results of the largest ever continent-wide ...

wwf.panda.org/what_we_do/endangered_species/elephants/african_elephants

Elephants continue to roam across much of Africa, but these magnificent animals remain under severe threat from poaching, habitat loss, and human-wildlife ...

africageographic.com/blog/how-many-elephants-are-there

Jul 15, 2016 ... The first reliable estimate of Africa's elephants was conducted from ... we won't know for sure how many elephants are left on the continent.

worldelephantday.org/about/elephants

An estimated 100 African elephants are killed each day by poachers seeking ... and is imbued with reverence, tradition and spirituality across many cultures.

www.cnn.com/2016/08/31/africa/great-elephant-census/index.html

Sep 1, 2016 ... 30% of Africa's savannah elephants have been wiped out in just 7 years, ... anxiety and dread as he sees what he has seen too many times before. ... the elephants are left to rot, their carcasses dotting the dry riverbed; in just ...

www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/08/31/492124724/african-elephant-population-declines-by-30-percent

Aug 31, 2016 ... A census of African savanna elephants in 15 countries between 2007 and ... Much of the decline in the elephant population is due to illegal ...

www.worldwildlife.org/species/african-elephant

The presence of African elephants helps to maintain suitable habitats for many other species. In central African forests, up to 30 percent of tree species may ...

www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/12/elephants-on-the-path-to-extinction-the-facts

Aug 12, 2016 ... African and Asian elephants are more closely related to the woolly mammoth than to each ... How many elephants are alive around the world?