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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


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.

Elephant: an Endangered Species - Bagheera


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  ...

African Elephant | Species | WWF


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 African elephant adoption to help save some of the world's most endangered ...

Are Elephant Populations Stable These Days? - Scientific American


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).

Conservation — Great Elephant Census


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

African elephant numbers collapsing : Nature News & Comment


Aug 19, 2014 ... Determining exactly how many African elephants live in Africa, and how ... International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna ...

Elephant | African Wildlife Foundation


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 high.

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


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 | International Elephant Foundation


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 elephants.

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Elephant | Basic Facts About Elephants | Defenders of Wildlife


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 ...

About Elephants - World Elephant Day


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 habitat.

100,000 Elephants Killed by Poachers in Just Three Years ...


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.