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African elephant - Wikipedia

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African elephants are elephants of the genus Loxodonta, from Greek λοξός + ὀδούς (odoús ..... The social behavior of elephants in captivity mim...

African elephants | WWF

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Conservation of threatened animals and endangered species. ... Elephants continue to roam across much of Africa, but these magnificent animals remain under ...

African Elephant | Species | WWF

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Learn more about the African elephant, as well as the threats this species faces, ... of African elephants helps to maintain suitable habitats for many other species. .... African elephant adoption to help save some of the world's most endangered ...

Elephant | Basic Facts About Elephants | Defenders of Wildlife

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Many climate change projections indicate that key portions of elephants' habitat ... on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) to maintain a ban on the sale of ... Of the two species, African elephants are divided into two subspecies ...

African Elephants Numbers Plummet 30 Percent, Survey Finds

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Aug 31, 2016 ... African Elephant Numbers Plummet 30 Percent, Landmark Survey Finds ... The much anticipated results of the largest ever continent-wide wildlife ... on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora ...

Why Care? - World Elephant Day

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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 ... and is imbued with reverence, tradition and spirituality across many cultures.

Elephant: an Endangered Species - Bagheera

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Today there are probably no more than 35,000 to 40,000 left in the wild. ... An African bull elephant (adult male) can weigh as much as 14,000 to 16,000 pounds ...

New elephant study shows catastrophic decline in Africa - CNN.com

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

Sep 1, 2016 ... 30% of Africa's savannah elephants have been wiped out in just 7 years, according to ... Slaughtered for their ivory, the elephants are left to rot, their ... " When you think of how many elephants occurred in areas 10 or 20 years ...

African Elephant Population Declines By 30 Percent : The Two-Way ...

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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 poaching by ... Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, or CITES.

Conservation — Great Elephant Census

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The increase correlates with many African regions gaining independence from ... 1978 - The African elephant is listed as threatened under the Endangered ...