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. ... Elephants
continue to roam across much of Africa, but these magnificent animals remain
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 ...
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
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
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
Mar 23, 2015 ... The Africa Elephant Summit being held in Botswana has heard of an alarming
drop in numbers due to poaching. ... Endangered species ...