African elephants are elephants of the genus Loxodonta, from Greek λοξός +
ὀδούς (odoús ..... The social behavior of elephants in captivity mim...
Conservation of threatened animals and endangered species. ... early part 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
Learn more about the African elephant, as well as the threats this species ... As
many as 30,000 elephants are killed for their ivory each year. .... Make a symbolic
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In 1930, there were between five and 10 million wild African elephants, plying ...
list of critically endangered species, only about 600,000 were scattered across a
few .... publications (many of them can be found at www.springernature.com/us).
The increase correlates with many African regions gaining independence from ...
1978 - The African elephant is listed as threatened under the Endangered ...
Aug 19, 2014 ... Determining exactly how many African elephants live in Africa, and how ...
International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna ...
At current poaching rates, the elephant, the world's largest terrestrial mammal,
may not survive 10 years in the wild. ... Donate for a cause that will help with
wildlife conservation and ensure the elephant does not become an endangered
species. ... Poaching of many of Africa's iconic species has reached an all time
Mar 24, 2015 ... African elephants could be extinct in the wild within a few decades, ... in
Endangered Species (Cites), said the link between poverty in Africa ...
African elephants were historically found south of the Sahara Desert to the south
tip of Africa. ... Endangered/Threatened due to loss of habitat and poaching.
Numbers ... In contrast, some African countries insist they have too many