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African elephant - Wikipedia


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.

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.

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  ...

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.

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


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 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


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 ...

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


Mar 24, 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


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 Elephant | Species | WWF


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 ...

African Elephants Numbers Plummet 30 Percent, Survey Finds


Aug 31, 2016 ... African Elephant Numbers Plummet 30 Percent, Landmark Survey Finds ... on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora .... no more than 148 elephants—along with many carcasses—revealing a tiny ...