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.
An estimated 100 African elephants are killed each day by poachers seeking
ivory ... is an endangered species with less than 40,000 remaining worldwide –
less than ... with negative effects on the many species that depend on the lost
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 ... (the
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild ... Another
problem is that no one knows how many African elephants there are.
Sep 1, 2016 ... 30% of Africa's savannah elephants have been wiped out in just 7 years,
according ... the anxiety and dread as he sees what he has seen too many times
before. ... Slaughtered for their ivory, the elephants are left to rot, their ...
African elephants (Loxodonta africana) can be found across central and ... to
travel in family herds with females and their calves staying together for many
years. ... of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild
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 ...
Mar 24, 2015 ... The Africa Elephant Summit being held in Botswana has heard of an alarming
drop in numbers due to poaching. ... Endangered species ...