Globally Endangered (EN) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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  • French
    • Éléphant d'Asie
  • Scientific Names
    • Elephas maximus
  • English
    • Asian Elephant
  • Spanish
    • Elefante asiático
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 亞洲象
    • 印度象
  • Portuguese
    • Elefante-asiático

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Recent observations

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Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

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williamsnick606

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May 19, 2016 11:03 AM PDT

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Frenso, CA (Google, OSM)

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Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

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gurbir_gill

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January 2, 2015

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Description

These animal can reach a height of 4 meters and can weigh up to 7,000 kilograms. Elephants are also herbivores and do not eat any animal produced material.

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micaelaclark94

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May 9, 2016

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Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

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May 13, 2016

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May 4, 2016 01:20 AM PDT

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Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

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devincox17

Date

February 4, 2016

Description

Grey asian elephant with smaller ears than the african elephant and more nail like structures

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andrewarzate

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May 9, 2016 09:19 AM PDT

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Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

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sal91796

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May 9, 2016 09:16 AM PDT

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kdavis96

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May 9, 2016

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vmagdaleno

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May 9, 2016 10:16 AM PDT

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Rough skin, long trunk.

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Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

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estefania2

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May 9, 2016 09:51 AM PDT

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Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

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ggkarla1996

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April 24, 2016 12:55 PM PDT

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Description from Wikipedia

The Asian or Asiatic elephant (Elephas maximus) is the only living species of the genus Elephas and is distributed in Southeast Asia from India in the west to Borneo in the east. Three subspecies are recognized — Elephas maximus maximus from Sri Lanka, the Indian elephant or E. m. indicus from mainland Asia, and E. m. sumatranus from the island of Sumatra. Asian elephants are the largest living land animals in Asia.

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