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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 ...

About Elephants - 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.

African Elephants - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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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 Fauna ...

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 ... 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 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.

How many elephants are there? - Africa Geographic

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Jul 15, 2016 ... The first reliable estimate of Africa's elephants was conducted from 1976 to 1979 by the Kenyan ... its complete tally, we won't know for sure how many elephants are left on the continent. .... The Long Run Born to live wild Atta ...

Elephants on the path to extinction - the facts | Environment | The ...

www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/12/elephants-on-the-path-to-extinction-the-facts

Aug 12, 2016 ... African and Asian elephants are more closely related to the woolly mammoth than to each other. ... How many elephants are alive around the world? .... in Endangered Species – Cites) the illegal ivory trade has exploded.

African elephants could be extinct in wild within decades, experts ...

www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/mar/24/african-elephants-could-be-extinct-in-wild-within-decades-say-experts

Mar 23, 2015 ... The Africa Elephant Summit being held in Botswana has heard of an alarming drop in numbers due to poaching. ... Endangered species ...

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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 ...

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 ...