African elephants are elephants of the genus Loxodonta, from Greek λοξός +
ὀδούς (odoús .... Comparison of bush (left) and forest (right) eleph...
African elephants have two opposing extensions at the end of their trunks, .... of
the 20th century, there may have been as many as 3-5 million African elephants.
Today there are probably no more than 35,000 to 40,000 left in the wild. ....
Hunting elephants is no longer legal in many African countries, but poaching was
Aug 18, 2014 ... Ivory-seeking poachers have killed 100,000 African elephants in just ... Another
problem is that no one knows how many African elephants ...
1950s – Elephant slaughter begins to drastically increase with estimates that 250
elephants are killed every day. The increase correlates with many African ...
Aug 19, 2014 ... Long-awaited study suggests that many of the continent's elephant populations
could be wiped out in ten years.
Dec 4, 2013 ... African elephants in front of Mount Kilimanjaro. ... It is currently estimated that
there are between 410,000 and 650,000 elephants left in Africa, representing ...
data showing how many elephants there are and where they are.
Jan 2, 2015 ... ... of such a modern-day extinction event, with many plant and animal populations
... African elephants, the continent's most iconic species, currently estimate ... The
five that are left all live in captivity, with only four of that ...
The African Elephant is the world's largest land animal, the African elephant
weighs up to 5.5 ... Estimated numbers left in the wild: 300,000 to 400,000. ... their
dung is therefore crucial to spreading the seeds of many species into new
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