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

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  • 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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Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

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zanskar

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August 15, 2003

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Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

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eattaway92

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September 20, 2014 01:58 PM CDT

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Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

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March 11, 2014

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into the Pinnawela National Park

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Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

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csavy

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November 17, 2015 12:00 AM EST

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Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

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tontantravel

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December 10, 2014 04:00 PM ICT

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Asian elephants in Khao Yai national park, Thailand. By Tontan Travel, http://www.tontantravel.com/tours/en/khao-yai-tours.html

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Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

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javierahr

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August 1, 2005

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Indian Elephant Elephas maximus ssp. indicus

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bluets15

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September 21, 2015 05:24 PM IST

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Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

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kimberlietx

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July 18, 2011 07:00 PM IST

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Driving on the bridge over the Yamuna River I spotted 1 asian elephant with a group of people. My family that lives nearby said the people use the elephants to make money, for tourist rides or as work animals. It was not restrained in any way.

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givernykate

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August 10, 2015

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Asian Elephant at Auckland Zoo

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Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

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mousamr

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June 20, 2015

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The giant in his "Masti" mood.

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Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

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kokhuitan

Date

June 7, 2014 07:05 AM SGT

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Panti 7Jun14
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Today was a day of mega tick - literally Danny and I ticked the largest animal in Panti (Asian Elephant) at the entrance on a misty 7 am morning. Yes, we only reached Panti at 7 am, having being stuck in custom jam at Woodlands for about 40 mins. Then when coming back, we were stuck for more than 2 hours!

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Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

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May 27, 2015

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Elephant scat.

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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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