African elephants are the heaviest land animal, and the second tallest in the Animal Kingdom. They are a sexually dimorphic species; males appear larger than females. The height of a bull at his shoulder is about twelve feet (about...
The genus consists of two extant species: the African bush elephant and the
smaller .... Comparison of bush (left) and forest (right) elephant skulls in frontal
view. ... For example, the elephant'...
There are two subspecies – the larger savannah elephant (Loxodonta .... part of
the 20th century, there may have been as many as 3-5 million African elephants.
An estimated 100 African elephants are killed each day by poachers seeking
ivory, ... Yet while elephants have lived alongside humans for so long, there is
still much ... with negative effects on the many species that depend on the lost
At the turn of the century, there were an estimated 200,000 Asian elephants. ....
There are many national parks or reserves in Africa where elephant habitat is ...
Aug 18, 2014 ... Ivory-seeking poachers have killed 100,000 African elephants in just ... problem
is that no one knows how many African elephants there are.
Many climate change projections indicate that key portions of elephants' habitat
... At the turn of the 20th century, there were a few million African elephants and ...
Aug 19, 2014 ... Determining exactly how many African elephants live in Africa, and how many ...
According to Wittemyer, “what we are seeing is that there are a ...
There are two subspecies of African elephants—the Savanna (or bush) ... of
African elephants helps to maintain suitable habitats for many other species.
“But perhaps the most important lesson I learned is that there are no walls ...
While humans have been poaching African elephants for their tusks for ... The
increase correlates with many African regions gaining independence from