Globally vulnerable (VU) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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  • Scientific Names
    • Loxodonta africana
    • Loxodonta africana oxyotis
    • Loxodonta cyclotis
  • English
    • African Elephant
    • African Bush Elephant
    • African Plains Savanna Elephant
  • Spanish
    • Elefante Africano
  • Kiswahili
    • Ndovu

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Recent observations

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What

African Elephant Loxodonta africana

Observer

lhankin

Date

the past

Place

Kruger National Park (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

African Plains Savanna Elephant Loxodonta africana

Date

June 1, 2014 12:35 PM EAT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Camera trap image obtained by the Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme and the EDGE Instant Wild Programme of The Zoological Society of London (edgeofexistence.org).

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No photos or sounds

What

African elephant Loxodonta africana

Observer

murray

Date

July 8, 2014 04:03 PM SAST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Herd

Photos / Sounds

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What

African Elephant Loxodonta africana

Observer

i_c_riddell

Date

June 14, 2014 01:40 PM CAT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

African Elephant Loxodonta africana

Observer

martingrimm

Date

June 29, 2014 09:10 AM EAT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

African bush elephant Loxodonta africana

Observer

ben_risky

Date

May 19, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A herd of elephants grazing in woodland in Tsavo

Photos / Sounds

What

Savanna Elephant Loxodonta africana

Date

May 21, 2014 05:11 PM EAT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Camera trap images obtained by the Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme and the EDGE Instant Wild Programme of The Zoological Society of London (edgeofexistence.org).

Photos / Sounds

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What

African Bush Elephant Loxodonta africana

Observer

sterocker

Date

July 1, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

African Savanna Elephant Loxodonta africana

Date

May 15, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Camera trap image obtained by the Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme and the EDGE Instant Wild Programme of The Zoological Society of London (edgeofexistence.org).

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

African Elephant Loxodonta africana

Observer

csavy

Date

November 29, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

African Elephant Loxodonta africana

Observer

csavy

Date

November 30, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

African Elephant Loxodonta africana

Date

December 26, 2013 08:06 PM EAT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Camera trap image obtained by the Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme and the EDGE Instant Wild Programme of The Zoological Society of London (edgeofexistence.org).

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Description from Wikipedia

The African bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) is the larger of the two species of African elephant. Both it and the African forest elephant have usually been classified as a single species, known simply as the African elephant, but recent evidence has seen the forest elephant classified as a distinct species. Some authorities still consider the currently available evidence as insufficient for splitting African elephants into two species.

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